- Rated: Not Rated
- Closed captioning available
- Run Time: 2 hours, 5 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: February 13, 2007
- Originally Released: 1986
- Label: Warner Home Video
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- [unspecified] - English
- Closed Captioned - English - Optional
Performers, Cast and Crew:
New York Times - 03/28/1986
"...A hysterical send-up....[Masina and Mastroianni] are both hugely funny and affecting when they're given the spotlight..."
Variety - 01/15/1986
"...Gorgeously lensed....Utterly Fellini entertainment....The action is fast and fun..."
Los Angeles Times - 04/11/1986
"...GINGER AND FRED is another of Federico Fellini's gorgeous, rich-hued, gigantic living frescoes, peopled with beloved grotesques and crammed with incident and detail..."
Sight and Sound - 05/01/2006
"There is considerable pathos in seeing Giulietta Masian and Marcello Mastroianni as the old-time variety artistes..."
Entertainment Weekly - 02/23/2007
"Fellini's hostility toward TV drives this film....Saved by its divine leads." -- Grade: B
Fellini's nostalgic love story as two entertainers rediscover love and one another in a reunion on a TV variety show.
Federico Fellini's warm and nostalgic tribute to the past, to old values, and to old stars.
Using two of his favorite performers, wife Giulietta Masina and Marcello Mastroianni, Fellini tells the story of two retired hoofers who return to Rome to appear on a TV variety show. Though the city has decayed, though the small screen has overtaken the glamour of cinema, though they themselves have grown older, this small-time Astaire-and-Rogers team somehow creates magic as they glide across the floor for one last dance...