• Marcello Mastroianni on Federico Fellini

    In this audio interview with Marcello Mastroianni, conducted circa 1963 by film historian Gideon Bachmann, the actor talks about how he met Federico Fellini and how his relationship with the director deepened over the years.

  • At Home with Federico Fellini
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    At Home with Federico Fellini

    Essential Fellini - Fellini in His Own Words

    In this 1987 interview for Italian television, director Federico Fellini discusses the importance of Franz Kafka’s novel “Amerika” to the making of INTERVISTA.

  • Gideon Bachmann Interviews with Federico Fellini

    Critic Gideon Bachmann was a friend and intellectual sparring partner of Federico Fellini’s for over thirty years. As a radio broadcaster and then a filmmaker, he interviewed Fellini and many of those who knew him at length. What resulted is an oral biography of the great director.

  • The Last Sequence

    Federico Fellini originally intended for 8½ to end with a surreal sequence in a train car-sets were built and footage was shot, but all that remains are still photographs. From this starting point, Mario Sesti's fifty-two-minute documentary details the story of that original ending and how it cam...

  • I vitelloni

    Directed by Federico Fellini • 1953 • Italy

    Five young men linger in a postadolescent limbo, dreaming of adventure and escape from their small seacoast town. They while away their time spending the lira doled out by their indulgent families on drink, women, and nights at the local pool hall. Fed...

  • Il bidone

    Directed by Federico Fellini • 1955 • Italy

    Federico Fellini's IL BIDONE follows a trio of Italian swindlers who resort to petty schemes in order to con poor people out of their money.

  • Amarcord

    Directed by Federico Fellini • 1973 • France, Italy

    This carnivalesque portrait of provincial Italy during the fascist period, the most personal film from Federico Fellini, satirizes the director's youth and turns daily life into a circus of social rituals, adolescent desires, male fantasies, an...

  • Directed by Federico Fellini • 1963 • Italy

    Marcello Mastroianni plays Guido Anselmi, a director whose new project is collapsing around him, along with his life. One of the greatest films about film ever made, Federico Fellini's 8 1/2 (Otto e mezzo) turns one man's artistic crisis into a grand e...

  • Spirits of the Dead

    Directed by Federico Fellini, Louis Malle, and Roger Vadim • 1968 • France, Italy

    Federico Fellini, Louis Malle, and Roger Vadim each direct a tale from Edgar Allan Poe in this haunting anthology film.

  • Juliet of the Spirits
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    Juliet of the Spirits

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    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...

  • And the Ship Sails On
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    And the Ship Sails On

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    Directed by Federico Fellini • 1984 • Italy

    In Fellini’s quirky, imaginative fable, a motley crew of European aristocrats (and a lovesick rhinoceros!) board a luxurious ocean liner on the eve of World War I to scatter the ashes of a beloved diva. Fabricated entirely in Rome’s famed Cinecittà stu...

  • La strada

    Directed by Federico Fellini • 1954 • Italy
    Starring Giulietta Masina, Anthony Quinn, Richard Basehart

    With this breakthrough film, Federico Fellini launched both himself and his wife and collaborator Giulietta Masina to international stardom, breaking with the neorealism of his early career in ...

  • Toby Dammit

    Directed by Federico Fellini • 1968 • Italy

    Federico Fellini’s loose adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe’s “Never Bet the Devil Your Head” stars Terence Stamp as an alcoholic actor who suffers from disturbing visions.

  • Variety Lights
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    Variety Lights

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    Directed by Federico Fellini and Alberto Lattuada • 1950 • Italy
    Starring Peppino De Filippo, Carla Del Poggio, Giulietta Masina

    Made in collaboration with Alberto Lattuada, Federico Fellini’s directorial debut unfolds amid the colorful backdrop of a traveling vaudeville troupe whose quixotic im...

  • Intervista
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    Intervista

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    Directed by Federico Fellini • 1987 • Italy
    Starring Sergio Rubini, Antonella Ponziani, Maurizio Mein

    Something of a late-career companion to 8½, Federico Fellini’s penultimate film is a similarly self-reflexive (and self-deprecating) journey through both the director’s dream life and his cinema...

  • La strada

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    Directed by Federico Fellini • 1954 • Italy
    Starring Giulietta Masina, Anthony Quinn, Richard Basehart

    With this breakthrough film, Federico Fellini launched both himself and his wife and collaborator Giulietta Masina to international stardom, breaking with the neorealism of his early career in ...

  • Il bidone

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    Directed by Federico Fellini • 1955 • Italy

    Federico Fellini's IL BIDONE follows a trio of Italian swindlers who resort to petty schemes in order to con poor people out of their money.

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    Directed by Federico Fellini • 1963 • Italy
    Starring Marcello Mastroianni, Bruno Agostini, Sandra Milo

    Marcello Mastroianni plays Guido Anselmi, a director whose new project is collapsing around him, along with his life. One of the greatest films about film ever made, Federico Fellini’s 8½ (Otto...

  • Spirits of the Dead

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    Directed by Federico Fellini, Louis Malle, and Roger Vadim • 1968 • France, Italy

    Federico Fellini, Louis Malle, and Roger Vadim each direct a tale from Edgar Allan Poe in this haunting anthology film.

  • Juliet of the Spirits

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    Directed by Federico Fellini • 1965 • Italy
    Starring Giulietta Masina, Sandra Milo, Mario Pisu

    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 ...