What is neorealism?

kogonada created this short film to show the caparison between cuts the producer and the filmmaker wish to make. Long live the filmmaker. 

Created for Sight & Sound magazine // May 2013

“The only great problem of cinema seems to be more and more, with each film, when and why to start a shot and when and why to end it.” – Jean-Luc Godard

You can read my accompanying text here:

bfi.org.uk/news-opinion/sight-sound-magazine/comment/video-essay-what-neorealism