It is known as a neorealist film movement that emerged after the Second World War with a purpose beyond recreation. These avant-garde cinema sought to transform, rather than the way of filmmaking, how to see it. In times of Italian fascism, they were only allowed production illustrating a perfect Italian, that we wanted to create in the minds of the masses: that is, an Italy without its poor, no problems, no corruption, while the reality lived was very different. These productions almost exclusive campaign took a turn during the period of post-war, a movie that focused more poetic, not narrative, but in the emotion of the story in a: to be emotional, rather than a be epic.
These theaters began showing the reality of people’s lives after the devastation of the war period: poverty, death, social division and destruction of the nation. Still, the followers of certain patterns which were aimed, as has been said, breaking the previous model. Authors like Soldati, Alessandrini Lizzani and believed in the need to bring that voice to the people to be heard, making the film a sequence energy aesthetic discourse that sought, above all, a reaction in its audience. For this reason, it leaves behind the Hollywood model of production and is a very broad focus in the discourse, and this generates a little philosophy of sacrifice, almost blatant, the cleanliness and technique to achieve a greater emphasis on effectiveness of the message transmitted, as the neo-realist film can only be understood in these effects of live-audience relationship.