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The positive and negative aspects of the influence of the fascist regime on the development of cinema in Italy were identified. The activities of major film companies and creative associations were studied. In you can have a perfect look at international films.

The True Significance

The theoretical significance of the study is primarily associated with its scientific novelty and lies in the cultural analysis of the development of Italian cinema of the late XIX – first half of the XX centuries. The results of the study are of great importance for increasing the objectivity of knowledge about the nature, degree and role of national cinema in Italian culture and, therefore, are essential for understanding both the history of Italian culture as a whole and understanding the problems of further cultural development, organizing effective state regulation of film processes, intercultural and interstate interaction in particular.

The practical significance of the study lies in the fact that the results can be used in courses on the history of world culture and foreign cinematography, as well as in the development of special courses on the history of culture and cinema in Italy.

Knowledge and understanding of past experience in organizing film production, intercultural interaction and government regulation in the conditions of a difficult economic crisis and competitive confrontation with American film production can help solve a number of issues related to the development of modern Russian cinema, as well as strengthening cultural ties between Russia and Italy.

Compliance of the dissertation with the passport of a scientific specialty

The dissertation study, devoted to the formation and development of national cinema in the culture of Italy. Historical aspects of the theory of culture philosophical and mental aspects of the theory of culture.

The main provisions to be defended:

Against the backdrop of a deepening economic crisis and an aggressive foreign policy of the government by the end of the XIX century. In Italy, favorable conditions were created for the growth of the new national economy and large factory production mainly in northern Italy, which created economic prerequisites for the development of film production.

The analysis of the developmental features of Italian theater and literature of the late XIX first half of the XX centuries allowed establishing the following prerequisites for their successful cooperation with national cinema:

Appearance, beginning in the middle of the XIX century

Bourgeois and folk theater, variety theaters, dialect theaters. The privileged position of the theater in society. The change of patriotic slogans of Risord Gimento to bourgeois-nationalist rhetoric, a thirst for novelty, entertainment, dynamics.

Conducting the “Great Reform” of dramatic art

The appeal of the Italian theater to foreign drama, including Russian, a characteristic feature of leading Italian actors G. Modena, A. Ristori, E. Rossi, T. Salvini, E. Duze and others are high erudition, active citizenship, great analytical work on creating complex images, etc. in an acting game, arbitrariness, spontaneity, naturalness, which are further necessary for cinema, begins to be welcomed and the successful organization of continuous film production and high fees were the main reasons for attracting the beginning of the 20th century to Italian cinema famous playwrights and theater stars of Italy.


The emergence in Italian literature of new artistic trends flows using mystical elements. “Futurism”, which developed in literature, painting, sculpture and theater, and became the basis for the experimental cinema of futurism entertaining comedies of “white phones”, which were a means of conscious escape from reality in the 1930s.