- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 50 minutes
- Video: Black & White / Color
- Released: December 16, 2008
- Originally Released: 2008
- Label: A&E Home Video
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Dolby Digital 2.0 - English
- Interactive Features:
- Scene Selection
- Interactive Menu
Performers, Cast and Crew:
One of the iconic auteurs of the 20th century, Federico Fellini broke such ground in the portrayal of the subconscious mind through fantastic imagery that his name itself now describes the style. This entry in the Biography series looks back at the director's masterworks--LA DOLCE VITA (1960) and 8½ (1963)--and traces his influence to some of the biggest names in modern cinema.
Description by New Video Group:
Arguably the most respected and influential filmmaker of the 20th century, Federico Fellini represents the paragon of creativity, spontaneity, and style.
FEDERICO FELLINI profiles the illustrious life and career of the legendary Italian director responsible for such masterpieces as La Dolce Vita (1960) and 81/2 (1963). Widely praised for visual boldness and emotional authenticity, Fellini's oeuvre is also characterized by distinctive thematic elements such as the unconscious, dreams, and the imagination. Taking his audience on journeys through ancient and modern Rome - a surrealist space filled with clowns and carnivals, priests and prostitutes - the content of Fellini's films is matched only by his dynamic personality.
Interviews, behind-the-scenes footage, and clips from his many films help animate this special BIOGRAPHY® presentation, offering viewers a glimpse inside the luminous mind of the maestro of modern film.