Robert Gordon works on 20th-century Italian and comparative literature, cinema and cultural history, and on the cultural memory of the Holocaust. His work on cinema includes Pasolini. Forms of Subjectivity (Oxford University Press, 1996) and the BFI Film Classics volume on De Sica / Zavattini’s Bicycle Thieves (BFI / Macmillan, 2008). He has also written on early cinema and literature, Holocaust cinema, Hollywood and European art cinema (Fellini, Antonioni), documentary (Gianfranco Rosi), fathers and sons on film, and censorship. His DVD commentary on Pasolini’s Theorem appeared in 2007 (BFI) and his Blu-ray/DVD commentary on Bicycle Thieves in 2011 (Arrow). His latest book on luck in modern film and literature is published by UCL Press in 2023.

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Faculty of Modern & Medieval Languages & Linguistics

University of Cambridge

Raised Faculty Building

Sidgwick Avenue

Cambridge CB3 9DA

Cambridge Film & Screen

Tel: +44 (0)1223 335057