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Complete credited cast:
Sergio Rubini ...
Reporter / Himself
Antonella Ponziani ...
Antonella
Maurizio Mein ...
Himself
Paola Liguori ...
Star
Lara Wendel ...
Bride
Antonio Cantafora ...
Spouse
Nadia Ottaviani ...
Vestal Virgin
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Herself
...
Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Maria Teresa Battaglia
Christian Borromeo ...
Christian
Roberta Carlucci
Dario Casalini ...
Umberto Conte
Lionello Pio Di Savoia
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Cinecitta, the huge movie studio outside Rome, is 50 years old and Fellini is interviewed by a Japanese TV crew about the films he has made there over the years as he begins production on his latest film. A young actor portrays Fellini arriving at Cinecitta the first time by trolley to interview a star. Marcello Mastroianni dressed as Mandrake the Magician floats by a window and Fellini followed by TV crew takes him to Anita Ekberg's villa where the Trevi fountain scene from Dolce vita, La (1960) is shown on a sheet that appears and disappears as if by magic. Written by Dale O'Connor <daleoc@interaccess.com>

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$112,560 (USA)
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When the priest guides Fellini and friends to Villa Pandora, riding his motorcycle, a wire moving his scarf is totally visible. See more »

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[first lines]
Federico Fellini: You here already? Go home to bed.
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Features La Dolce Vita (1960) See more »

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La Dolce Vita
Written by Nino Rota
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To sum up a life of film making
8 November 1999 | by (Watsonville, California) – See all my reviews

So to sum it all up, Fellini seems to be saying in this film, he lived for movies. Like a long train ride as a passenger, a lover, a player, a commentator he lived through it all and had his moments. When Marcello Mastroianni says to Anita Eckberg while watching the fountain scene from La Dolce Vita with the party at her mansion that for one moment they made magic, it seemed to sum it all up. For the actors, the film maker and for us the audience, there were moments that were magic. This film is a great movie makers collage of his memories of his life. If it had been cinematic itself it would have taken away from the message. Life at its very best can yield a few magic moments, and those lucky enough to make those moments of magic can appreciate the rest of it all that serves as the backdrop. Like the film studio around which Fellini's life revolved and which gave him all those great memories he shared with us here.


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