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(Film) films a movement to depict directly the poor in society: originating in postwar Italy
ˌneoˈrealist n, adj
ˌneoˌreaˈlistic adj
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(ˌni oʊˈri əˌlɪz əm)

a style of filmmaking prominent in Italy after World War II, characterized by stark depiction of the lives of working-class people.
ne`o•re′al•ist, n., adj.
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