Biography: Federico Fellini
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 8 1/2 (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.