A WHOLE LOTTA FELLINI IN LA

A WHOLE LOTTA FELLINI IN LA

It’s the Fellini retrospective you’ve been waiting for and it’s going down at the Egyptian Theatre in Los Angeles, May 21-31, featuring brand-new 35mm prints of all 20 of his films.
DREAMS, LONGINGS & MEMORIES – THE CINEMA OF FEDERICO FELLINI begins Friday, May 21st with Fellini’s first feature “VARIETY LIGHTS” and one of his greatest masterpieces “8-1/2″. The following nights feature “LA STRADA”, one of Fellini’s favorites, starring Anthony Quinn; “THE WHITE SHEIK”, played by the great Italian comic Alberto Sordi; the satirical “I VITELLONI” that influenced such films as “AMERICAN GRAFFITI” and “DINER”; “JULIET OF THE SPIRITS” with Fellini’s wife and muse, the incomparable Giulietta Masina; “THE SWINDLE”, starring Broderick Crawford, and “NIGHTS OF CABIRIA”.
Also programmed are other classics from Federico Fellini such as the hypnotic and controversial “SATYRICON”; the quasi-documentary “THE CLOWNS”; “ROMA”, an homage to his beloved city; the timeless “LA DOLCE VITA”, starring a brilliant Marcello Mastroiani; Fellini’s adaptation of “CASANOVA”; the metaphorical “ORCHESTRA REHEARSAL”; the lighthearted and carnival-esque “AND THE SHIP SAILS ON”; “AMARCORD”, the last great critical success of Fellini; and a double feature of “CITY OF WOMEN” and “GINGER AND FRED”, both starring Fellini’s faithful collaborator Marcello Mastroiani.
The series ends with a self-portrait of the fabulous director in “INTERVISTA” and with “VOICE OF THE MOON”, a feature never released on big screen in the U.S. This retrospective also includes a one-night rarities program on Wednesday ,May 26th with screenings of the anthology-film episodes, “TOBY DAMMIT” and “THE TEMPTATION OF DR. ANTONIO”. Five documentaries about Fellini’s work and dreams will be screened in the Spielberg Theatre – “The Lost Ending of 8-1/2,” “The Magic Of Fellini”, “The Mysterious Journey of F. Fellini”, “Walt Disney & Fellini”, and “La Tivu’ Di Fellini”.
Get more info at the American Cinematheque website.




Posted on May 13, 2004 in News by
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