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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 17 wins & 8 nominations See more »
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(81 articles)
User Reviews:
The best kind of magic... See more (98 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
Pupella Maggio ... Miranda

Armando Brancia ... Aurelio

Magali Noël ... Gradisca (as Magali' Noel)
Ciccio Ingrassia ... Teo
Nando Orfei ... Patacca
Luigi Rossi ... Lawyer
Bruno Zanin ... Titta
Gianfilippo Carcano ... Baravelli

Josiane Tanzilli ... Volpina
Maria Antonietta Beluzzi ... Tobacconist
Giuseppe Ianigro ... Grandpa
Ferruccio Brembilla ... Fascist
Antonino Faà di Bruno ... Count (as Antonino Faa' Di Bruno)
Mauro Misul ... Teacher
Ferdinando Villella ... Fighetta
Antonio Spaccatini ... Federale
Aristide Caporale ... Giudizio
Gennaro Ombra ... Biscein
Domenico Pertica ... Blind
Marcello Di Falco ... Prince
Stefano Proietti ... Oliva
Alvaro Vitali ... Naso
Bruno Scagnetti ... Ovo
Fernando De Felice ... Ciccio
Bruno Lenzi ... Gigliozzi
Gianfranco Marrocco ... Son
Francesco Vona ... Candela
Nella Gambini ... Aldina (as Donatella Gambini)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dina Adorni ... DeLeonardis (uncredited)
Nick Alexander ... Teo / Walla (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Paolo Baroni ... Student (uncredited)
Bruno Bertocci ... Matteo (uncredited)
Marcello Bonini Olas ... Teacher (uncredited)
Cicely Browne ... Hooker / Walla (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Lewis E. Ciannelli ... Passenger / Orderly / Walla (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Dante Cleri ... Teacher (uncredited)
Carolyn De Fonseca ... Teacher / Walla (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Mario Del Vago ... Motorcyclist (uncredited)
Francesco Di Giacomo ... Security (uncredited)

Michael Forest ... Fascist / Walla (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Dario Giacomelli ... Patacca's Friend (uncredited)
Veriano Ginesi ... Lifeguard (uncredited)
Sheila Goldberg ... S'ilvousplaît (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Paul Goldfield ... Ciccio / Walla (voice: English version) (uncredited)
John Karlsen ... Lawyer (voice: English version) (uncredited)
William Kiehl ... Walla (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Anthony La Penna ... Colman / Fascist / Teacher / Walla (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Louise Lambert ... Miranda (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Mario Liberati ... Colman (uncredited)
Andy Luotto ... DeSantis / Partier / Walla (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Gene Luotto ... Aurelio / Bald / Barber / Blueblood / Bobo / Carlo / Gigliozzi / Hangeron / Passenger / Priest / Teacher / Walla (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Steven Luotto ... Ciccio / Walla (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Franco Magno ... Zeus (uncredited)
Edward Mannix ... Agent / Teacher / Temperance / Walla / Worker (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Cesare Martignon ... Barber (uncredited)
Francesco Maselli ... Bongioanni (uncredited)
Lino Patruno ... Bobo (uncredited)
Fredo Pistoni ... Colonia (uncredited)
Eros Ramazzotti ... Boy (uncredited)

Ted Rusoff ... Lallo / Walla (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Faustone Signoretti ... Madonna (uncredited)
Mario Silvestri ... Teacher (uncredited)
Robert Sommer ... Partier / Shave / Teacher / Walla (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Robert Spafford ... Coachman / Flutist / Suit / Walla (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Susan Spafford ... Teacher / Walla (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Fides Stagni ... Teacher (uncredited)
Mel Welles ... Temperance / Walla (voice: English version) (uncredited)

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)
Gene Luotto .... dialogue director: English version (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)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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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)
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Trivia:
Giacomo Leopardi (1798 -1837) was an Italian poet who came in touch with the main ideas of Enlightenment, and created poetic works, related to the Romantic movement, making him regarded as the greatest poet of modern Italy.See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: The banners promoting the Mille Miglia indicate that it was the seventh event (VII). However, the seventh running of the event was in 1933, and Beau Geste (1939) was not released until 1939. The Mille Miglia was not held in 1939.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
Woman:The puffballs.
Husband:When the puffballs come, cold winter's almost gone.
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Movie Connections:
Featured in Splendor (1989)See more »
Soundtrack:
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47 out of 61 people found the following review useful.
The best kind of magic..., 3 December 1998
Author: Nathan Paul Kosub (nkosub@bowdoin.edu) from Brunswick, ME

This film was first recommended to me by a high school friend who typically enjoys a different kind of film than I. He counts Reservoir Dogs and Mean Streets among his favorites; I am partial to Notorious and Annie Hall. But for his sake, I watched Amarcord, and in the past years have found myself returning to it time and again. I haven't seen any other movies by Mr. Fellini, so I can judge this film only against itself. By such standards, it is a masterpiece. Never have I seen Italy portrayed as lovingly, nor the spectrum of childhood emotions - happiness, love, frustration - represented as frankly. The images are spellbinding - sunlight and fog and great dark seas. Yesterdays are perfect, it would seem, and love exists in what we can remember. So my friend got it right with this one. Amarcord is a kind of magic only the very best in cinema inspire within us. It's the magic that makes us remember.

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