Federico Fellini

Federico Fellini

By (author) Paul Duncan , By (author) Chris Wiegand

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Ringmaster of dreams. This is the complete works of one of the most influential filmmakers. Forever a circus ringleader at heart, Federico Fellini (1920-1993) is remembered as one of cinema's greatest storytellers. From bittersweet, heart wrenching tales ("La Strada" and "Nights of Cabiria") to semi-autobiographical classics ("La Dolce Vita" and the much-imitated "81/2") to ambitious period-pieces ("Satyricon" and "Casanova") to dreamlike pseudo-documentaries ("The Clowns", "Roma", and "Intervista"), Fellini brought his inner world to the silver screen in a profoundly original and innovative way. Among his many gifts to the world of cinema are the roles he created for his wife, the unforgettable Giulietta Masina.

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  • Hardback | 192 pages
  • 246 x 306 x 20mm | 1,239.98g
  • 15 Apr 2013
  • Taschen GmbH
  • Cologne
  • English
  • Illustrations (some col.), ports. (some col.)
  • 3836534703
  • 9783836534703
  • 424,039

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The editor: Paul Duncan has edited 50 film books for TASCHEN, including the award-winning "The Ingmar Bergman Archives," and authored "Alfred Hitchcock" and "Stanley Kubrick" in the Film Series. The author: Chris Wiegand has written extensively on film, literature and the arts for the "Guardian, Dazed & Confused "and the BBC. He recorded the DVD commentary for Fellini's "La Strada, " is the author of "The Pocket Essential French New Wave, " and a principal contributor to DeAgostini's "Classic Clint Eastwood" and "Classic Westerns" magazine/DVD collections. He lives in London and specialises in European cinema, crime fiction and dance.

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"All my films turn upon this idea - there is an effort to show a world without love, characters full of selfishness, people exploiting one another, and, in the midst of it all, there is always - and especially in the films with Giulietta - a little creature who wants to give love and who lives for love." (Federico Fellini)"

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