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La voce della luna (1990)

The amusing and entertaining adventures of a recently released mental patient and his band of misfits, discover conspiracies to concur while looking for love.

Director:

Federico Fellini

Writers:

Ermanno Cavazzoni (novel), Ermanno Cavazzoni (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Roberto Benigni ... Ivo Salvini
Paolo Villaggio ... Gonnella
Nadia Ottaviani Nadia Ottaviani ... Aldina
Marisa Tomasi Marisa Tomasi ... Marisa
Angelo Orlando Angelo Orlando ... Nestore
Sim ... Flute player
Syusy Blady Syusy Blady ... Susy
Dario Ghirardi Dario Ghirardi ... Journalist
Dominique Chevalier Dominique Chevalier ... 1st Micheluzzi Brother
Nigel Harris ... 2nd Micheluzzi Brother
Vito Vito ... 3rd Micheluzzi Brother
Daniela Airoldi
Stefano Antonucci Stefano Antonucci
Ferruccio Brembilla Ferruccio Brembilla
Stefano Cedrati Stefano Cedrati
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The amusing and entertaining adventures of a recently released mental patient and his band of misfits, discover conspiracies to concur while looking for love.

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

Italy | France

Language:

Italian | Japanese

Release Date:

1 February 1990 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

A Voz da Lua See more »

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Mono

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This was Fellini's last film. See more »

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Fellini's last film not quite vintage but still striking.
13 September 2003 | by jrglaves-smithSee all my reviews

It is a pity that Fellini's last film is not better known as it represents something of a return to form after a series of disappointments. .Fellini's visual imagination is still intact but some of the wonderful precision of imagery is no longer present. Perhaps by the end of his career too many of his old collaborators had died or retired. The best part is the first half hour seen entirely from the perspective of the insane central characters. Their obsession with the moon provides the alibi for many evocative night shots, (I've often thought that one thing that distinguishes great film makers is how they film the night), as well as the spectacular climactic sequence when they imagine that they have trapped the moon. Elsewhere there is typical Fellini fun with the crowning of 'Miss Flower' complete with an outsize King and Queen of the Gnocci and a final shower of flower on all the contestants. 'La voce della Luna' shares much of 'Ginger and Fred's' distaste for the contemporary world summed up in a sequence in which a disco rave is interrupted by a Strauss waltz. This is far more poetic and unexpected than anything in the predictable 'Ginger and Fred'. Those worried by the narrative incoherence of Fellini can bury their boring heads in a screen writing manual. Perhaps the current international popularity of Roberto Benigni, little known outside Italy when the fim was made may yet allow this flawed but haunting film to gain the audience it deserves.


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