44 relations: A Foreign Affair, Allied invasion of Italy, Allied-occupied Germany, André Bazin, Anna Magnani, Éditions du Cerf, Berlin, Best Direction Award (Locarno International Film Festival), Bicycle Thieves, Billy Wilder, Black market, Bosley Crowther, Carlo Lizzani, Charlie Chaplin, Da Capo Press, English language, Eraldo Da Roma, Ernst Pittschau, Franz-Otto Krüger, French language, German language, Gestapo, Golden Leopard, Greenwood Publishing Group, H. W. Wilson Company, Hans Habe, Indiana University Press, Italian neorealism, Locarno Festival, Max Colpet, Nazi Germany, Oxford University Press, Paisan, Pedophilia, Peter Brunette, Prostitution, Renzo Rossellini (composer), Roberto Rossellini, Rome, Open City, Salvo D'Angelo, Sergio Amidei, The Criterion Collection, Wehrmacht, World War II.
A Foreign Affair is a 1948 American romantic comedy film directed by Billy Wilder and starring Jean Arthur, Marlene Dietrich, and John Lund.
The Allied invasion of Italy was the Allied amphibious landing on mainland Italy that took place on 3 September 1943 during the early stages of the Italian Campaign of World War II.
Upon the defeat of Nazi Germany in World War II, the victorious Allies asserted their joint authority and sovereignty over 'Germany as a whole', defined as all territories of the former German Reich which lay west of the Oder–Neisse line, having declared the extinction of Nazi Germany at the death of Adolf Hitler (see 1945 Berlin Declaration).
André Bazin (18 April 1918 – 11 November 1958) was a renowned and influential French film critic and film theorist.
Anna Magnani (7 March 1908 – 26 September 1973) was an Italian stage and film actress.
Éditions du Cerf (French: "Editions of the Deer") is a French publishing house specializing in religious books.
Berlin is the capital and the largest city of Germany, as well as one of its 16 constituent states.
The Best Direction Award is an award given at the Locarno International Film Festival.
Bicycle Thieves (Ladri di biciclette; sometimes known in the United States as The Bicycle Thief) is a 1948 Italian film directed by Vittorio De Sica.
Samuel "Billy" Wilder (June 22, 1906March 27, 2002) was an Austrian-American filmmaker, screenwriter, producer, artist, and journalist whose career spanned more than five decades.
A black market, underground economy, or shadow economy is a clandestine market or transaction that has some aspect of illegality or is characterized by some form of noncompliant behavior with an institutional set of rules.
Bosley Crowther (July 13, 1905 – March 7, 1981) was an American journalist and author who was film critic for The New York Times for 27 years.
Carlo Lizzani (3 April 1922 – 5 October 2013) was an Italian film director, screenwriter and critic.
Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin (16 April 1889 – 25 December 1977) was an English comic actor, filmmaker, and composer who rose to fame in the era of silent film.
Da Capo Press is an American publishing company with headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts.
English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.
Eraldo Da Roma (born Eraldo Judiconi, 1 March 1900 – 27 May 1981) was an Italian film editor best known for his work with Roberto Rossellini, Vittorio De Sica, and Michelangelo Antonioni.
Ernst Pittschau (5 October 1883 – 2 June 1951) was a German stage and film actor.
Franz-Otto Krüger (April 1, 1917 – March 17, 1988) was a German film and television actor.
French (le français or la langue française) is a Romance language of the Indo-European family.
German (Deutsch) is a West Germanic language that is mainly spoken in Central Europe.
The Gestapo, abbreviation of Geheime Staatspolizei (Secret State Police), was the official secret police of Nazi Germany and German-occupied Europe.
The Golden Leopard is the top prize at the Locarno International Film Festival, an international film festival held annually in Locarno, Switzerland since 1946.
ABC-CLIO/Greenwood is an educational and academic publisher (middle school through university level) which is today part of ABC-CLIO.
The H. W. Wilson Company, Inc., was founded in 1898 and is located in The Bronx, New York.
Hans Habe (February 12, 1911, Budapest – September 29, 1977, Locarno) was a Hungarian and American writer and newspaper publisher.
Indiana University Press, also known as IU Press, is an academic publisher founded in 1950 at Indiana University that specializes in the humanities and social sciences.
Italian neorealism (Neorealismo), also known as the Golden Age, is a national film movement characterized by stories set amongst the poor and the working class, filmed on location, frequently using non-professional actors.
The Locarno Festival (formerly called the Festival del film Locarno and commonly referred to as the Locarno Film Festival) is an annual film festival held every August in Locarno, Switzerland.
Max Colpet (also known as Max Kolpe, real name Max Kolpenitzky, 19 July 1905 – 2 January 1998) was an American writer, scriptwriter and lyricist of Russian-German descent.
Nazi Germany is the common English name for the period in German history from 1933 to 1945, when Germany was under the dictatorship of Adolf Hitler through the Nazi Party (NSDAP).
Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.
Paisan (Paisà) is a 1946 Italian neorealist war drama film directed by Roberto Rossellini, the second of a trilogy by Rossellini.
Pedophilia, or paedophilia, is a psychiatric disorder in which an adult or older adolescent experiences a primary or exclusive sexual attraction to prepubescent children.
Peter Brunette (September 18, 1943 – June 16, 2010) was a film critic and film historian.
Prostitution is the business or practice of engaging in sexual activity in exchange for payment.
Renzo Rossellini (2 February 1908 – 13 May 1982) was an Italian composer, best known for his film scores.
Roberto Gastone Zeffiro Rossellini (8 May 1906 – 3 June 1977) was an Italian film director and screenwriter.
Open City or Rome, Open City (Roma città aperta) is a 1945 Italian neorealist drama film directed by Roberto Rossellini.
Salvo D'Angelo was an Italian film producer.
Sergio Amidei (30 October 1904 – 14 April 1981) was an Italian screenwriter and an important figure in Italy's neorealist movement.
The Criterion Collection, Inc. (or simply Criterion) is an American home video distribution company which focuses on licensing "important classic and contemporary films" and selling them to film aficionados.
The Wehrmacht (lit. "defence force")From wehren, "to defend" and Macht., "power, force".
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.