Fellini’s Casanova (1976)

Fellini’s Casanova is noted for its symbolic, highly stylised mise en scène and the casting of Donald Sutherland in the lead role. By using a range of visual effects, Fellini attempted to depict Casanova as a debauched figure incapable of displaying any genuine emotion. This Felliniesque style is most noticeable in Sutherland’s acting and appearance, […]

Federico Fellini: A Director´s Notebook (1969)

Interesting insight into one of the great minds of film-making, Frederico Fellini. Here he discusses making motion pictures and his unorthodox methods. He describes his artistic inspirations and takes us to one of those, the Colisseum at night. We also go with him on a subway ride past Roman ruins, to the Appian Way, to […]

The Clowns (1970)

I clowns (also known as The Clowns) is a 1970 television film by Federico Fellini about the human fascination with clowns and circuses. It was made for TV, the Italian station RAI with an agreement that it would be released simultaneously on TV and as a cinema feature; RAI and co-producer Leone Film compromised on […]

Amarcord (1973)

Amarcord is a 1973 Italian drama film directed by Federico Fellini, a semi-autobiographical coming-of-age tale that combines poignancy with bawdy comedy. It tells the story of a wild cast of characters inhabiting the fictional Borgo based on Fellini’s hometown of Rimini in 1930s Fascist Italy. Amarcord is Romagnolo for “I remember”. Titta’s sentimental education is […]

Fellini’s Roma (1972) – Trailer

Movie: Fellini’s Roma (1972) “A virtually plotless, gaudy, impressionistic portrait of Rome through the eyes of one of its most famous citizens. blending autobiography (a reconstruction of Fellini’s own arrival in Rome during the Mussolini years; a trip to a brothel and a music-hall) with scenes from present-day Roman life (a massive traffic jam on […]

Fellini Satyricon (1969) – Movie Trailer Preview

Movie: Fellini Satyricon (1969) “In first century Rome, two student friends, Encolpio and Ascilto, argue about ownership of the boy Gitone, divide their belongings and split up. The boy, allowed to choose who he goes with, chooses Ascilto. Only a sudden earthquake saves Encolpio from suicide. We follow Encolpio through a series of adventures, where […]

8½ (1963) – Movie Trailer Preview

Movie: 8½ (1963) “Guido is a film director, trying to relax after his last big hit. He can’t get a moments peace, however, with the people who have worked with him in the past constantly looking for more work. He wrestles with his conscience, but is unable to come up with a new idea. While […]

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