Federico Fellini & Giulietta Masina

Federico Fellini & Giulietta Masina

2 Episodes

The husband-and-wife team of Fellini and Masina gave birth to a new style of cinematic expression. This double bill, the first in a series on off- and on-screen partnerships, reveals the “Felliniesque” at its earthy roots and its surreal extreme.

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Federico Fellini & Giulietta Masina
  • La strada

    Episode 1

    Directed by Federico Fellini • 1954 • Italy

    There has never been a face quite like that of Giulietta Masina. Her husband, the legendary Federico Fellini, directs her as Gelsomina in La strada, the film that launched them both to international stardom. Gelsomina is sold by her mother into the e...

  • Juliet of the Spirits

    Episode 2

    Directed by Federico Fellini • 1965 • Italy

    Cinematographer Gianni di Venanzo's masterful use of Technicolor transforms Juliet of the Spirits, Fellini's first color feature, into a kaleidoscope of dreams, spirits, and memories. Giulietta Masina plays a betrayed wife whose inability to come to te...