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Alberto Moravia in Great Writers: Alberto Moravia

Great Writers: Alberto Moravia

2001 NR

The Great Writers series takes a look at Italian author Alberto Moravia, who gained popular and critical acclaim during the postwar era. Characterized by a tight, realistic style, his work tackled such gritty issues as fascism, social disillusionment and sexuality. A contemporary of film luminaries Roberto Rossellini and Vittorio De Sica, Moravia also made his mark on Italian cinema, his stories spawning such films as La Ciociara and La Noia.