Paisà

Category

Feature films

International title

Paisan

Country of production

Italy

Year

1946

Synopsis

Six episodes filmed in Sicily, Naples, Rome, Florence, the Emilian Apennines and Porto Tolle at the end of the Second World War, focused on the conflict between the allies and the population, between occupiers and partisans.

Subject

Sergio Amidei, Klaus Mann, Federico Fellini, Marcello Pagliero, Alfred Hayes, Roberto Rossellini, Vasco Pratolini

Direction

Roberto Rossellini

Script

Sergio Amidei, Roberto Rossellini, Federico Fellini

Photography

Otello Martelli

Scenography

Costumes

Original music

Renzo Rossellini

Editing

Eraldo Da Roma

Cast

Carmela Sazio, Robert Van Loon, Merlin Berth, Harold Wagner, Albert Heinze, Carlo Pisacane, Dots Johnson, Alfonsino Pasca, Maria Michi, Gar Moore, Harriet White, Renzo Avanzo, Bill Tubs, Newell Jones, Elmer Feldman, Dale Edmonds, Roberto Van Loel, John Whaling Allen

Producer

Roberto Rossellini, Rod E. Geiger

Production

OFI, FFP

Distributor

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer