LAB: NEOREALISM

DESCRIPTION: Test, Vittorio de Sica, Visconti & Rossellini

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Cinemetrics lab is the latest addition to our site, and is still work in progress. When finished, the lab is envisaged to offer students of film history a range of analytical tools that will help them dissect, visualize and compare film-related data. We started with a large-scale comparative chart which looks a little like a star map. It is a scattergraph each dot on which represents a film available on our database. Select areas by dragging a rectangle to zoom in and see better different areas of film history. Once you have found your film on this map you will see how it relates to thousands of other films on the x-axis of time (past 111 years of film history) and on the y-axis of average shot lengths. What we intend to do is to add more tools to the lab in order to augment its statistics apparatus and enhance its means of data visualizations.

Year/ASL chart. Note the Log10 scale on the y-axis. It allows us to see all films in the very widely spread high ASL range.

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This lab's films are shown in yellow.
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List of films in this lab:

La Nave Bianca (The White Ship): (7) ASL 4.6
I Bambini ci Guardano: (7) ASL 9.4
Roma, città aperta: (7) ASL 9.8
The Bicycle Thieves: (7) ASL 7.2
Ossessione: (7) ASL 16.5
Era Notte a Roma: (7) ASL 26.5
Garden of the Finzi-Continis, The: (7) ASL 8.6
Bellissima: (7) ASL 20.4
Vanina Vanini: (7) ASL 21.3
Damned, The: (7) ASL 13.1
Viaggio in Italia: (7) ASL 10.7
Umberto D.: (7) ASL 7.8
Boccacio '70: (7) ASL 10.4
Un Pilota Ritorna: (7) ASL 5.9
Death in Venice: (7) ASL 17.5
Desiderio: (7) ASL 11.7
Francesco, giullare di Dio (The Flower of St. Francis): (7) ASL 9.9
Notti bianche, Le: (7) ASL 24.2
L'Uomo dalla Croce: (7) ASL 7.1
Maddalena, Zero in Condotta: (7) ASL 11.7
Gattopardo, Il: (7) ASL 15.7
Un Garibaldino al Convento: (7) ASL 9
Bicycle Thieves: (7) ASL 7.2
Shoeshine (sciuscia): (7) ASL 7.5
Fantasia Sottomarina: (7) ASL 3.6
Rocco E I Suoi Fratelli: (7) ASL 14.6
Terra trema: Episodio del mare, La: (7) ASL 17.9
LHDC: (7) ASL 9.2
Ludwig: (7) ASL 15.7

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