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Federico Fellini (1920–1993)


The women who both attracted and frightened him and an Italy dominated in his youth by Mussolini and Pope Pius XII - inspired the dreams that Fellini started recording in notebooks in the 1960s. Life and dreams were raw material for his films. His native Rimini and characters like Saraghina (the devil herself said the priests who ran his school) -... See full bio »

Died:

(age 73) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

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Nominated for 12 Oscars. Another 64 wins & 25 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 2015 The Thousand Miles (story) (announced)
 1987 Intervista (screenplay) / (story)
 1986 Ginger & Fred (screenplay) / (story)
 1983 The Ship Sails On (story)
 1980 The City of Women (story)
 1978 Orchestra Rehearsal (story) / (writer)
 1976 Casanova (screenplay)
 1974 Pasqualino Cammarata... capitano di fregata (idea - uncredited)
 1973 Amarcord (screenplay) / (story)
 1972 Roma (screenplay) / (story)
 1970 The Clowns (TV Movie documentary)
 1969 Satyricon (adaptation and screenplay)
 1969 NBC Experiment in Television (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1969 Sweet Charity (based upon the screenplay by: "Nights of Cabiria")
 1968 Spirits of the Dead (adaptation - segment "Toby Dammit")
 1965 Juliet of the Spirits (screenplay) / (story)
 1963 (screenplay) / (story)
 1962 Boccaccio '70 (segment "Le tentazioni del dottor Antonio")
 1960 La Dolce Vita (screenplay) / (story)
 1958 Fortunella (writer)
 1957 The Nights of Cabiria (screenplay) / (story)
 1955 Il Bidone
 1954 The Road (story and screenplay)
 1953 Love in the City (segment "Agenzia matrimoniale, Un'")
 1953 I Vitelloni (screenplay) / (story)
 1952 The White Sheik (screenplay) / (story - as F. Fellini)
 1952 Europe '51 (uncredited)
 1951 Position Wanted (screenplay)
 1951 Four Ways Out (screenplay) / (story)
 1950 The Flowers of St. Francis (screenplay)
 1950 Variety Lights (screenplay) / (story)
 1950 The Path of Hope (screenplay) / (story)
 1949 The Mill on the Po (screenplay)
 1949 City of Pain (writer)
 1949 In the Name of the Law (screenplay)
 1948 L'amore (story - segment "Il miracolo")
 1948 Without Pity (screenplay) / (story)
 1947 Bullet for Stefano (screenplay)
 1947 Flesh Will Surrender (screenplay)
 1946 Return of the Black Eagle (uncredited)
 1946 Paisan (screenplay and dialogue) / (story - as F. Fellini)
 1945 Rome, Open City (collaboration on screenplay)
 1945 Chi l'ha visto? (screenplay) / (story)
 1945 Tutta la città canta (screenplay - uncredited)
 1943 Apparition (screenplay - uncredited)
 1943 The Last Wagon (screenplay)
 1943 The Peddler and the Lady (adaptation)
 1942 I cavalieri del deserto (adaptation) / (screenplay)
 1942 3/4 of a Page (screenplay) / (story)
 1942 Before the Postman (story - as Federico)
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Other Works:

TV commercial (Italy): Directed commercial for Pasta Barilla See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 40 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 3 Interviews | 12 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »


Alternate Names:

Federico | F. Fellini | Fellini

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

I'm just a storyteller, and the cinema happens to be my medium. I like it because it recreates life in movement, enlarges it, enhances it, distills it. For me, it's far closer to the miraculous creation of life than, say, a painting or music or even literature. It's not just an art form; it's actually a new form of life, with its own rhythms, cadences, perspectives and transparencies. It's my way... See more »

Trivia:

Has been described as a major influence by, among others, Ingmar Bergman, Stanley Kubrick, Martin Scorsese, Bernardo Bertolucci and Rainer Werner Fassbinder. See more »

Trademark:

Bizarre, abstract plots peppered with risque humor See more »

Nickname:

Il Maestro See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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