Federico Fellini

Federico Fellini


Born
in Rimini, Italy
January 20, 1920

Died
October 31, 1993

Genre

Influences


Italian film director and writer, whose most famous films include La Strada (1955), La Dolce Vita (1960), and 8 1/2 (1963). Fellini began his career as a cartoonist, journalist, and scriptwriter. Once he remarked, "I make pictures to tell a story, to tell lies and to amuse." Although Fellini opposed in principle literary adaptations and wrote all his scripts, he used works from such writers as Edgar Allan Poe (Tre Passi del delirio), Petronius (Satyricon), and Casanova. Four of Fellini's movies won Oscars for best foreign-language film.

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Fellini On Fellini

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4.21 avg rating — 220 ratings — published 1976 — 14 editions
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I, Fellini

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4.27 avg rating — 387 ratings — published 1994 — 16 editions
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Amarcord: Portrait Of A Town

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4.15 avg rating — 48 ratings — published 1973
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The Book of Dreams

4.53 avg rating — 38 ratings — published 2003 — 2 editions
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La Dolce Vita: Federico Fel...

3.83 avg rating — 42 ratings — published 1961 — 3 editions
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Зүүд бол цорын ганц бодит зүйл

4.34 avg rating — 35 ratings — published 2016
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Fare un film

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4.04 avg rating — 69 ratings — published 1980 — 9 editions
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Conversations with Fellini

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3.74 avg rating — 34 ratings — published 1996 — 6 editions
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La Strada

4.24 avg rating — 29 ratings — published 1977 — 4 editions
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Federico Fellini: Comments ...

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3.84 avg rating — 37 ratings — published 1983 — 7 editions
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“All art is autobiographical; the pearl is the oyster's autobiography.”
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