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The following introduction by director Roberto Rossellini was shot for “Roberto Rossellini Presents,” a 1963 French television series that broadcast his films. It was directed by Jean-Marie Coldefy.
In this 2011 interview, film critic Adriano Aprà discusses how, in EUROPE ’51, director Roberto Rossellini was working in a more didactic mode than in his earlier films, one that anticipated his later television work.
In this 2011 interview, film scholar Elena Dagrada, an expert on director Roberto Rossellini’s films with actor Ingrid Bergman, discusses the multiple versions of EUROPE ’51.