Federico Fellini: His Life and Work

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I.B.Tauris, 2007 - Motion picture producers and directors - 444 pages
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In this revealing account of a lifetime spent in pictures, Tullio Kezich, film critic and Fellini's long-time friend, steps outside the mythologies that surround Fellini to explore the films, the machinations of cinema, and the man who most grandly embraced the full spectrum of its possibilities.
 

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One of the towering figures of mid-20th-century cinema, Italian director Federico Fellini (1920-93) created such enduring masterworks as La Dolce Vita , La Strada , Juliet of the Spirits , and 8-1/2 ... Read full review

Contents

Was He Born on a Moving Train?
3
Dreaming of Journalism
17
Rome
21
A Thousand Newspaper Articles
27
A Dramaturge Is Born
37
MissGiulia
45
Zas Little Slave
51
A Modern Comedian
54
The Summer of via Veneto La dolce vita
194
Public Sinner
207
The Big Bishop of Federiz
214
The Dream Man
221
The Moralist Boccaccio 70 Le tentazioni del dottor Antonio
228
The Conscience of Guido 8A
233
The Woman in the Shadows Giulietta degli spiriti IJuliet of the Spirits
251
La Dolce Morte
267

One Movie After Another
67
Wartime Wedding
72
Discovering Italy
77
Writing Is Easier When There Are Two of You
95
A Moveable Feast
104
Stardust Luci del varieta I Variety Lights
114
It All Happened in Five Minutes Lo sceicco bianco I The White Sheik
118
Farewell Youth vitelloni I The Young and the Passionate
129
A Little Bit Kafka Lamore in citta Unagenzia matrimoniale
139
Reality Is a Fairy Tale Lastrada
143
Lea la Paciocca and the Others
158
Martyr for the Con bidone I The Swindle
166
A Kindly Soul of the Streets Le notti di Cabiria I The Nights of Cabiria
174
A Journey with Anita Viaggio con Anita
189
Edgar Allan F Histoires extraordinaires Toby Dammit
281
Journey into the Unknown Fellini Satyricon
286
The Ambassadors of a Vocation clowns I The Clowns
295
A Second Native Land Fellinis Roma
303
Distant Memories Amarcord
309
A Dispassionate Seducer 11 Casanova di Federico Fellini I Fellinis Casanova
317
The Violent Years Prova dorchestra I Orchestra Rehearsal
330
The Bacchanalia La cittą delle donne I City of Women
338
Ship of Fools E la nave va I And the Ship Sails On
346
School for Shamans
359
Everyone Is Japanese
373
The Autumn of the Patriarch
389
Acknowledgments
417

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Tullio Kezich And Alessandra Levantesi are film critics for Italian newspapers.

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