In 1914, a luxury ship leaves Italy in order to scatter the ashes of a famous opera singer. A lovable bumbling journalist chronicles the voyage and meets the singer's many eccentric friends and admirers.
Six separate episodes: would-be suicides discuss their despair. A provincial dance hall. An investigative reporter posing as a husband-to-be. A young unwed mother. Girl-watching techniques of Italian men. A glimpse into prostitution.
Amelia and Pippo are reunited after several decades to perform their old music-hall act (imitating Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers) on a TV variety show. It's both a touchingly nostalgic ... See full summary »
Four directors tell tales of Eros fit for a 1970s Decameron. Working-class lovers, Renzo and Luciana, marry but must hide it from her employer; plus, they need a room of their own. A ... See full summary »
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 »
if your a fan of the old twilight zone series you'll love NBC's experiment in television. Each episode is something new and unexpected even though its 40 years old. It's message is reflective of the era which has many key elements that are absent in todays media like the emphasis on thinking about what is happening instead of just the over styled empty series of recent years. I for one am hoping for a return of that psychedelic touch in todays culture but the use of hallucinogens isn't as trivialized as the thing to do as is was in the past, its become more about the party stimulants like ecstasy and cocaine which don't conjure up the same imaginative burst of culture that mushrooms, LSD, DMT, or even marijuana has. so besides my opinions on the era differences this is a great show more than worthy of a remake. but many of the episodes are of very poor picture quality likely because the original reels must've been lost or not archived.
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