La Dolce Vita Movie Review 1960

Information and Film Reviews for La Dolce Vita the Movie

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In this influential and popular work a successful, sensationalistic Italian journalist covers the show-biz life in Rome, and alternately covets and disdains its glitzy shallowness. The film follows his dealings with the "sweet life" over a pivotal week. A surreal, comic tableaux with award-winning costuming; one of Fellini's most acclaimed films. In this film Fellini called his hungry celebrity photographers the Paparazzo--and it is as the paparazzi they have been ever since. In Italian with English subtitles.


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Available on VHS
Running time 174 minutes.
Originally from Italian.

Cast and Crew

Comedy Drama, Front Page, Italy, Rome--Modern, Behind the Scenes, Price of Fame, Showbiz Dramas, 4 Bones
Tullio Pinelli, Ennio Flaiano, Brunello Rondi, Federico Fellini
Marcello Mastroianni, Anita Ekberg, Anouk Aimee, Alain Cuny, Lex Barker, Yvonne Furneaux, Barbara Steele, Nadia Gray, Magali Noel, Walter Santesso, Jacques Sernas, Annibale Ninchi
Federico Fellini
Nino Rota
Riama, Pathe, Giuseppe Amato


Oscars 1961: Costume Des. (B&W); Cannes 1960: Film; N.Y. Film Critics 1961: Foreign Film.

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