In Search of Fellini In Search of Fellini (2017) is based off a true adventure that Executive Producer and Writer, Nancy Cartwright Nancy Cartwright, took in 1985 when she set off to Italy alone searching for famed film director, Federico Fellini Federico Fellini to get the stage rights to his film La Strada [Link=tt0047528] .
The line "La bella confusione... The beautiful confusion" is spoken by character Guido (played by Davide Devenuto) and said again by him later in the film. "The Beautiful Confusion" was the working title for Federico Fellini's 8½ (1963)
In 1995, Nancy CartwrightNancy Cartwright performed her one-woman show "In Search of Fellini" at the Theatre Geo in Los Angeles. The show was written by Peter Kjenaas Peter Kjenaas (who also co-wrote the film with Nancy) and was directed by Leslie Welles.