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How Strange to Be Named Federico (2013)

Che strano chiamarsi Federico (original title)
An exciting and visionary portrait of the master filmmaker Federico Fellini, based on the memories and the feelings of his great friend director Ettore Scola.

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Tommaso Lazotti ...
Young Federico Fellini
Maurizio De Santis ...
Federico Fellini
Giacomo Lazotti ...
Young Ettore Scola
Giulio Forges Davanzati ...
Ettore Scola / Furio Scarpelli
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Marcello Mastroianni / Mameli Barbara
Emiliano De Martino ...
Ruggero Maccari
Fabio Morici ...
Giovanni Mosca
Carlo Luca De Ruggieri ...
Alvaro De Torres
Andrea Salerno ...
Steno
Sergio Rubini ...
Madonnaro
Sergio Pierattini ...
Director
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Vittorio Marsiglia ...
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Vittorio Viviani ...
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Maria Celeste Sellitto ...
Secretary
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An exciting and visionary portrait of the master filmmaker Federico Fellini, based on the memories and the feelings of his great friend director Ettore Scola.

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12 September 2013 (Italy)  »

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Que Estranho Chamar-se Federico  »

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The film begins with a poem in Spanish written by Federico García Lorca (1898-1936). The tittle of the film is a translation of the last verse:

La hoguera pone al campo de la tarde, unas astas de ciervo enfurecido. Todo el valle se tiende. Por sus lomos, caracolea el vientecillo.

El aire cristaliza bajo el humo. ¿Ojo de gato triste y amarillo?. Yo en mis ojos, paseo por las ramas. Las ramas se pasean por el río.

Llegan mis cosas esenciales. Son estribillos de estribillos. Entre los juncos y la baja tarde, ¡qué raro que me llame Federico. See more »

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