Rome, Piazza del Popolo. A woman is starting to make a drawing of the square and next to her, two young tourists, who are visiting Rome, are consulting historical information about the square, like its elliptical form, the Egyptian obelisk and fountains. The woman, listening with curiosity to their comments, asks them to approach her. The paintress - played by Sandra Milo who interpreted Fellini's "8 e ½" and "Giulietta degli Spiriti" - while one hears the music from the "Dance of the seven veils" of Richard Strauss in the background, dismantles the veils of history and tradition, to illustrate her own personal vision of the square. Piazza del Popolo is the most "Fellinean" place in the world with its sensual and erotic feelings. The square, which was the most frequented place by the Italian director, appears with the two domes of the Twin Churches resembling two large breasts and the large and elliptical form reminding one of a woman's enormous belly. Federico Fellini is not only a ...
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Piazza Fellini was screened at Chinese 6 Theatre in Los Angeles, during Los Angeles Italia Film Fashion and Art Festival. See more