watch persian : https://csusm.kanopy.com/video/paisan
watch Rome Open City: Rome, Open City,
1. What are some of the Neorealist film form conventions you saw in Paisan? Use examples of filming, acting, sets, editing, sound, etc.
2. Neorealism depicts the lives of everyday people, especially those living under oppression. Discuss how this is represented in Rossellini’s Rome Open City.
3The African American soldier and the orphaned child have a special relationship in this part of the film, Paisan, that you watched. Why are they paired? What does each signify? What does the American soldier come to realize during this sequence? Why is he like the puppet on the stage? Each of these questions are posed in order to guide your discussion about what the soldier and the child represent in the film.