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Amarcord -- This carnivalesque portrait of provincial Italy during the fascist period satirizes the director’s youth and turns daily life into a circus of social rituals, adolescent desires, male fantasies, and political subterfuge.

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Director:
Writers:
Federico Fellini (story) &
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Release Date:
19 September 1974 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
The Fantastic World of Fellini!
Plot:
A series of comedic and nostalgic vignettes set in a 1930s Italian coastal town. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
Won Oscar. Another 16 wins & 8 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Reminiscences of a Great Filmmaker See more (97 total) »

Cast

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Pupella Maggio ... Miranda Biondi, Titta's Mother

Armando Brancia ... Aurelio Biondi, Titta's Father

Magali Noël ... Gradisca, The hairdresser (as Magali' Noel)
Ciccio Ingrassia ... Teo - the mad uncle
Nando Orfei ... Patacca, Titta's Uncle
Luigi Rossi ... Lawyer
Bruno Zanin ... Titta Biondi
Gianfilippo Carcano ... Don Baravelli

Josiane Tanzilli ... Volpina
Maria Antonietta Beluzzi ... Tobacconist
Giuseppe Ianigro ... Titta's Grandfather
Ferruccio Brembilla ... Fascist Leader
Antonino Faà di Bruno ... Count Lovignano (as Antonino Faa' Di Bruno)
Mauro Misul ... Philosophy Teacher
Ferdinando Villella ... Fighetta, Greek Teacher
Antonio Spaccatini ... Federale
Aristide Caporale ... Giudizio
Gennaro Ombra ... Biscein
Domenico Pertica ... Blind Man
Marcello Di Falco ... The Prince
Stefano Proietti ... Oliva, Titta' brother
Alvaro Vitali ... Naso
Bruno Scagnetti ... Ovo
Fernando De Felice ... Ciccio
Bruno Lenzi ... Gigliozzi
Gianfranco Marrocco ... Son of Count Poltavo
Francesco Vona ... Candela
Nella Gambini ... Aldina Cordini (as Donatella Gambini)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dina Adorni ... Mrs. De Leonardis, Mathematics Teacher (uncredited)
Paolo Baroni ... Student (uncredited)
Bruno Bertocci ... Matteo - Gradisca's Husband (uncredited)
Marcello Bonini Olas ... Gymnastic Teacher (uncredited)
Dante Cleri ... History Teacher (uncredited)
Mario Del Vago ... Motorcyclist (uncredited)
Francesco Di Giacomo ... Security Man (uncredited)
Dario Giacomelli ... Patacca's Friend (uncredited)
Veriano Ginesi ... Lifeguard (uncredited)
Mario Liberati ... Ronald Coleman, The Theater Owner (uncredited)
Franco Magno ... Zeus - High School Headmaster (uncredited)
Cesare Martignon ... Barber (uncredited)
Francesco Maselli ... Bongioanni, Science Teacher (uncredited)
Lino Patruno ... Bobo (uncredited)
Fredo Pistoni ... Colonia (uncredited)
Eros Ramazzotti ... Boy Playing with Snow (uncredited)
Faustone Signoretti ... Il vetturino Madonna (uncredited)
Mario Silvestri ... Italian Teacher (uncredited)
Fides Stagni ... Art Teacher (uncredited)
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Directed by
Federico Fellini 
 
Writing credits
Federico Fellini (story) &
Tonino Guerra (story)

Federico Fellini (screenplay) &
Tonino Guerra (screenplay)

Produced by
Franco Cristaldi .... producer
 
Original Music by
Nino Rota 
 
Cinematography by
Giuseppe Rotunno (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Ruggero Mastroianni 
 
Production Design by
Danilo Donati 
 
Art Direction by
Giorgio Giovannini 
 
Costume Design by
Danilo Donati 
 
Makeup Department
Rino Carboni .... key makeup artist
Amalia Paoletti .... key hair stylist
 
Production Management
Alessandro Gori .... production supervisor
Lamberto Pippia .... production manager
Gilberto Scarpellini .... production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Liliane Betti .... second assistant director (as Liliana Betti)
Mario Garriba .... second assistant director
Maurizio Mein .... first assistant director
Gerald Morin .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Andrea Fantacci .... set dresser
Massimo Antonello Geleng .... assistant production designer (as Antonello Geleng)
Italo Tomassi .... scenic artist
 
Sound Department
Oscar De Arcangelis .... sound
 
Special Effects by
Adriano Pischiutta .... special effects (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Roberto Aristarco .... assistant camera
Massimo Di Venanzo .... assistant camera
Giuseppe Maccari .... camera operator
Pierluigi Praturlon .... still photographer (as Pierluigi)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Mario Ambrosino .... assistant costume designer
Rita Giacchero .... assistant costumer
Aldo Giuliani .... assistant costumer
 
Editorial Department
Adriana Olasio .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Carlo Savina .... musical director
 
Other crew
Giuseppe Bruno Bossio .... production secretary
Enzo Consolini .... cashier
Franco Cristaldi .... presenter
Jean Paul De La Motte .... technical co-author
Norma Giacchero .... script supervisor
Enzo Lucarini .... cashier
Mario Maldesi .... dubbing director
Fernando Rossi .... production secretary
Adriana Asti .... voice dubbing: Magali Noël (uncredited)
Renato Cortesi .... voice dubbing: various characters (uncredited)
Solveyg D'Assunta .... voice dubbing: Maria Antonietta Beluzzi (uncredited)
Corrado Gaipa .... voice dubbing: Armando Brancia (uncredited)
Oreste Lionello .... voice dubbing: Ferdinando Villella and Gennaro Ombra (uncredited)
Ave Ninchi .... voice dubbing: Pupella Maggio (uncredited)
Enzo Robutti .... voice dubbing: Ciccio Ingrassia (uncredited)
Piero Tiberi .... voice dubbing: Bruno Zanin (uncredited)
Romolo Valli .... voice dubbing: Nando Orfei (uncredited)
 
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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"I Remember" - International (English title) (literal title)
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Runtime:
123 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Trivia:
Director Federico Fellini has denied that the movie is autobiographical, but agreed that there are similarities with his own childhood.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When the carriage is hidden behind the farmhouse, its position in relation to the shadow changes between shots. As it is driven behind the building, it is in shadow; when next shown it is out of the shadow.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
Woman:The puffballs.
Husband:When the puffballs come, cold winter's almost gone.
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Soundtrack:
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14 out of 17 people found the following review useful.
Reminiscences of a Great Filmmaker, 7 March 2006
Author: Benedict_Cumberbatch from Los Angeles, CA

"Amarcord" was the first Fellini film I saw, about two years ago. It was on TV at 4 o'clock a.m. and I was very sleepy, but I watched it till the end. I wasn't disappointed at all, and I do want to watch it again.

It's not hard to say why this is considered one of Federico Fellini's masterpieces. "Amarcord" (which means "I remember" in the Italian dialect of Emilia-Romagna, the region in which Fellini was born and where the film is set) is one of the most dazzling, personal films you'll ever see. Though Fellini denied that the film is autobiographical (but agreed that has similarities with his own childhood), he made some of the most magic scenes in film history. Nino Rota's unforgettable music score is perfect to highlight the story of a teenage boy's daydreaming (and many other people) in the fascist 1930s Italy. There's a sentence written by the Brazilian author Machado de Assis in one of his novels that is suitable for this magnificent film: "O menino é o pai do homem" ("The Boy is The Man's Father").

A well deserved Best Foreign Film Oscar (Nino Rota should've won too – he wasn't even nominated!). 10 out of 10.

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