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Satellites of love: With its Hollywood stars and volcanic location, Rossellin's 'Journey to Italy' matches the enduring power of myth to the reality of death.

by Laura Mulvey

Sight and Sound, Dec. 2000, v. 10, no. 12, pp. 20-24

Author Laura Mulvey discusses Roberto Rossellini's film Journey to Italy and the various journeys of the film, whether it is the character's physical journey to Italy, the metaphorical journey of their experience once they arrive, or the journey of the film getting made in and of itself. In particular, Mulvey discusses the personal lives of Rossellini and the two main starts of the film, Ingrid Bergman and George Sanders, and how their personal situations spilled out into the making of the film.

ITEM 2000.139 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Journey to Italy (Viaggio in Italia)Roberto Rossellini

Europe '51 (Europa '51)Roberto Rossellini