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Fellini's Intervista (1987)
"Intervista" (original title)

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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 ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
Sergio Rubini ...
Reporter / Himself
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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
Umberto Conte
Lionello Pio Di Savoia
Germana Dominici
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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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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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Tea for Two
Written by Vincent Youmans (uncredited) and Irving Caesar (as Caesar)
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Mixed bag; brilliant moments
5 October 1998 | by (Washington, DC) – See all my reviews

Watching Fellini's "Intervista" is a mixed bag--sadness, frustration because it is not better... coupled with moments of brilliance. I'm not sure there is a more poignant moment in the movies than the scene of a wrinkled Marcello Mastroianni and obese Anita Ekberg wistfully watching their former youthful black & white selves in "La Dolce Vita" being projected on a makeshift screen. That scene alone is a richly-charged commentary on time, memory, regret, self-delusion, love, missed opportunity, life and death--unlike any other I have ever seen.


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