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Federico Fellini Films


#1

Hello again! What are your favorite Fellini Films?


#2

never seen Fellini but heard a lot about him? what’s he like? is he talented?


#3

I want to get into Fellini but I have no clue where to find any of his films. I have 8 1/2 on criterion but I have never watched it. I’ll watch it sometime.


#4

He was one of the groundbreaking directors from Europe in the 30’s and 40’s…


#5

[quote]He was one of the groundbreaking directors from Europe in the 30’s and 40’s…[/quote]


ground-breaking? that sounds pretty innovative. what were some of his films? I might have heard of them or maybe even seen one of them and not realized it was a Fellini.

#6

Satyricon owns 'em all


#7

[quote]Satyricon owns 'em all

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wholly fucktards what the hell is that?

#8

Brutality Dog, shut up.


#9

[quote]Brutality Dog, shut up.[/quote]


sorry. It's a habit of mine to think outloud. I knew I'd porbably get negative feedback from you though, since you always try to find what I've done wrong.

#10

I have not seen all of his films. 8 1/2 is great…NIGHTS OF CABIRIA is excellent. I want to check out LA STRADA…it is supposed to be his greatest film. AMARCORD is supposed to be great also.


#11

8 1/2 is all I could find from him, and its real good.


#12

Does this mean, that I´m the only one :frowning: here, who saw La Strada?

Question is Fellini not very famous in the USA? Here in Germany the most people I know saw some of his movies.


#13

I have to say, I’ve never got into Fellini’s flicks. I tried to watch 8 1/2 and totally didn’t ‘get’ it, so only spent like an hour on it before getting incredibly bored and leaving. I actually sat through La Dolce Vita (hope I’m spelling that right) all the way through, but didn’t get much out of it. I loved the way the film ended, but I hated the characters throughout it. I don’t know, just not my scene I don’t think. Although here lately I’ve been growing increasingly interested in Andrei Tarkovsky (hope I spelled that right).

[quote]Question is Fellini not very famous in the USA? Here in Germany the most people I know saw some of his movies.[/quote]
Depends on who you go to. If you’re hanging with the art-house crowd, then probably yes, if you’re hanging with John Q. Public, no ;D At least, that’s the way it is around my area. Although I believe I saw a bit of 8 1/2 playing in a bank commercial or something a while back. Go figure.


#14

[quote=“CPS”]
Does this mean, that I´m the only one  :frowning:  here, who saw La Strada?[/quote]

No you’re not. It’s a very beautiful film, a wonderful and yet sad story. The first subtitled film I ever saw. It appeared on BBC2.


#15

i saw la strada, 8 1/2 and amarcord from him, i think.

but i think i have to watch his movies more than one time to get them and like them



first when i saw 8 1/2 i didnt get it

but then i thought about and liked it in my head, then i watched it again and loved it!


#16

Remind me to put La Strada on my request list.



I’ve watched Amarcord and Nights of Cabiria recently. Both are good, but I liked Nights better.


#17

[quote=“brutality dog”]
[quote]Satyricon owns 'em all

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wholly fucktards what the hell is that? [/quote]

the movie is even more fucked up than the picture-its about these two students encolbius and ascytus and the verious conflicts and differences in personality they have in a time were homosexuality is normal and greek knowledge and culture is flourishing to the point that peoples strange practises get wierder and wierder-its a comidianised version of the greek play “petronimos”.



anyway my favourite and first fellini film is roma-its ordinary and fantastically made.


#18

I’ve only seen 8 1/2 by him. For me that film was more like a Godard film. It moved kind of slow and it was kind of hard to find the plot. But I still thought that that movie had some great imgages- especially the fisrt scene where the guy’s foot is tied to a rope and he is flowing in the air and is being pulled like a kite. For me that scene has a lot of symbolism to it because it shows how people are pushed around and told where to go when it comes to show buisness.


#19

La dolce vita was waaaaay too long!!! He was takin crazy pills.


#20

I moved the questions about Goddard to a new created topic, just see here:

http://www.tarantino.info/forum/index.php?topic=2721.0