neorealism

noun neo·re·al·ism \ ˌnē-ō-ˈrē-ə-ˌli-zəm \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of neorealism

:a movement especially in Italian filmmaking characterized by the simple direct depiction of lower-class life

neorealist

play \ˌnē-ō-ˈrē-ə-list\ adjective or noun

neorealistic

play \ˌnē-ō-ˌrē-ə-ˈli-stik\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of neorealism

neo- + realism (after Italian neorealismo)


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