In July 1914 a luxury cruise ship leaves Italy with the ashes of the famous opera singer Tetua. The boat is filled with her friends, opera singers, actors and all kinds of exotic people. Life is sweet the first days, but on the third day the captain has to save a a large number of Serbian refugees from the sea, refugees who has escaped the first tremors of WWI. Written by
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According to an excerpt from the book "I, Fellini", Fellini was uncertain about casting 'Freddie Jones (I)' in the role of Orlando, mainly for the fact that he would be a British type within a Mediterranean setting. When he saw an advertisement for an ice cream carrying the brand name Orlando on the sign of a bus, Fellini took it as a favorable omen and Jones got the part. See more
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Composed by Giuseppe Verdi See more