Neorealism definition

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The definition of neorealism is a movement, particularly in Italian films during the 1940s and 1950s, that showed the every day life of the lower class.

An example of neorealism is a film about the daily life of the poor.

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(art) A movement in art, literature and (especially in Italy) cinema, shortly after the Second World War, that concentrated on real life.
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(film) A style or movement, esp. in Italy in the 1940s and early 1950s, in which the everyday lives of ordinary, usually poor, people are shown in harshly realistic settings in actual locations.
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neorealism
Plural:
neorealisms