• Rossellini Under the Volcano

    In this 1998 documentary, director Nino Bizzarri visits the island of Stromboli almost fifty years after the making of Roberto Rossellini’s film. There, he interviews actor Mario Vitale, who plays Antonio in STROMBOLI; members of the film’s crew; and villagers who recall the production.

  • Roberto Rossellini on STROMBOLI

    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.

  • Roberto Rossellini on EUROPE ’51

    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.

  • Roberto Rossellini on JOURNEY TO ITALY

    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.

  • Rossellini at Rice University

    In 1970, Roberto Rossellini was invited to Rice University to present his films to students and participate in videotaped discussions with faculty members. The following are excerpts from those rare archival tapes. Leading the discussion is James Blue, then director of Rice Media Center. Also pre...

  • Roberto Rossellini on PAISAN

    The following introduction by Roberto Rossellini was made for “Roberto Rossellini Presents,” a 1963 French television series of his films. It was directed by Jean-Marie Coldefy.

  • Rossellini and the City

    Mark Shiel is the author of “Italian Neorealism: Rebuilding the Cinematic City.” In this 2009 video essay, he discusses Roberto Rossellini’s depiction of the urban settings in ROME OPEN CITY, PAISAN, and GERMANY YEAR ZERO.

  • Roberto Rossellini on ROME OPEN CITY

    The following introduction to ROME OPEN CITY by Roberto Rossellini was made for French television in 1963.

  • Roberto Rossellini

    This documentary by filmmaker Carlo Lizzani traces Roberto Rossellini's career through archival footage and interviews with many of his family members and collaborators, including Isabella Rossellini and Anna Magnani, and features tributes from filmmakers Francois Truffaut and Martin Scorsese.

  • Roberto Rossellini on GERMANY YEAR ZERO

    The following introduction by Roberto Rossellini was made for “Roberto Rossellini Presents,” a 1963 French television series of his films. It was directed by Jean-Mare Coldefy. Please note: this introduction reveals key plot points.

  • Rossellini Through His Own Eyes

    This sixty-minute documentary from 1992, directed by Adriano Aprà, looks at Roberto Rossellini's ever-evolving approach to filmmaking and features archival interviews with the director, actors Ingrid Bergman and Anna Magnani, and others.

  • Isabella Rossellini on THE FLOWERS OF ST. FRANCIS

    The following interview with Roberto Rossellini's daughter, actress Isabella Rossellini, was conducted in New York in 2004.

  • Extended Scene: Rossellini Siblings

    The following extended scene features a longer version of an interview with Isabella Rossellini and her siblings Ingrid Rossellini and Roberto Rossellini at her home in New York that appears in INGRID BERGMAN: IN HER OWN WORDS.

  • Ingrid and Isabella Rossellini on Roberto Rossellini

    This interview program features fraternal twins Ingrid and Isabella Rossellini, the daughters of Ingrid Bergman and Roberto Rossellini. The interviews were conducted in March 2013.

  • The Chicken

    Roberto Rossellini directed Ingrid Bergman in this sixteen-minute short, originally released as part of the 1953 portmanteau film SIAMO DONNE.

  • The Age of the Medici

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    Roberto Rossellini’s three-part The Age of the Medici is like a Renaissance painting come to life: a portrait of fifteenth-century Florence, ruled by the Medici political dynasty. With a lovely score from composer Manuel de Sica (son of Vittorio), this grand yet intimate work is a storybook conju...

  • The Taking of Power by Louis XIV
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    The Taking of Power by Louis XIV

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    Directed by Roberto Rossellini • 1966 • France
    Starring Jean-Marie Patte, Raymond Jourdan

    Filmmaking legend Roberto Rossellini brings his passion for realism and unerring eye for the everyday to this portrait of the early years of the reign of France’s “Sun King,” and in the process reinvents th...

  • Stromboli
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    Stromboli

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    Directed by Roberto Rossellini • 1950 • Italy, United States
    Starring Ingrid Bergman, Mario Vitale

    The first collaboration between Roberto Rossellini and Ingrid Bergman is a devastating portrait of a woman’s existential crisis, set against the beautiful and forbidding backdrop of a volcanic isla...

  • CARTESIUS: Episode 2
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    CARTESIUS: Episode 2

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    Directed by Roberto Rossellini • 1974 • Italy

    As profoundly simple as its hero's famous statement “I think, therefore I am,” Roberto Rossellini's CARTESIUS is an intimate, psychological study of obsession and existential crisis.

  • CARTESIUS: Episode 1
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    CARTESIUS: Episode 1

    Cartesius - Cartesius

    Directed by Roberto Rossellini • 1974 • Italy

    As profoundly simple as its hero's famous statement “I think, therefore I am,” Roberto Rossellini's CARTESIUS is an intimate, psychological study of obsession and existential crisis.