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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 »
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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 »
User Reviews:
Rimini Remembered: Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter…and Spring See more (98 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
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)

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)
 
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 (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:
Referenced in Black Cat, White Cat (1998)See more »
Soundtrack:
Stormy WeatherSee more »

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26 out of 31 people found the following review useful.
Rimini Remembered: Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter…and Spring, 7 July 2005
Author: Galina from Virginia, USA

Federico Fellini's "Amardord" is a series of sketches about his youth in a seaside town Rimini in the 1930s. In this regard it reminds another favorite film of mine, "Fellini's Roma". After repeat viewing, I can understand why many viewers may not like Fellini, especially his so called "later films" –"Amarcord" may seem too crowded, too loud, too vulgar, too bawdy, and too self-indulgent. It is all true, it is. But so is life – loud but tender, vulgar but touching, self-indulgent but full of humor, love and compassion to the film's eccentric characters. It's been said a lot about memorable scenes and images in "Amarcord": yes, the famous peacock that spreads its plumage on the snow, a magnificent ocean liner that is been greeted by the townspeople, a local tobacconist – a woman of such size and proportions that it could be simply dangerous for the teenage boys to try and make their dreams about her come true. I love "Amarcord" – always have – perhaps, Fellini played all the right notes for me or more likely, Nino Rota wrote his best musical score for the film which could be the best score ever. My favorite image in the film – Gradisca's (local beautician) walk accompanied by Rota's music. What is it in the way Italian women walk, the way their hips sway? Monica Belucci in "Malena", Sofia Lauren in "Marriage Italian Style"? And Magali Noël as object of every man's in Rimini desire – Gradisca ("Help Yourself").

Wonderful film – by the power of his magic, by the light of his memory, the great master saved the town where he was young and happy. We can visit it as often as we'd like and it won't go away and disappear - Fellini's Rimini is captured forever.

9.5/10

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