Fellini: A Director’s Notebook
Dir: Federico Fellini
USA, 1969, 52 minmins
Cast: Ennio Antonelli, Caterina Boratto, Marcello Mastroianni
An interview invitation by American TV agency NBC sparks a new film by Fellini, as he seeks out inspiration for future projects. His new film, The Voyage of G. Mastorna , abandoned during the making, presents the concept of his first pseudo-documentary, in which he reinvents audition of Mastroianni, and a parade of quirky extras and artists visiting his office for an opportunity. Spirits in catacombs and ancient Rome theatre reveal sketches for Roma and Fellini Satyricon , as the director shares the spontaneity and unorthodox approach of his filmmaking process. Screening with Orchestra Rehearsal.
Federico Fellini 100 is part of the Federico Fellini 100 Tour, a series of centennial tributes to Federico Fellini (1920–1993), which will travel to major museums and film institutions worldwide, coordinated by Paola Ruggiero and Camilla Cormanni from Luce Cinecittà. All films (unless noted) have been digitally restored by Luce Cinecittà, Cineteca di Bologna and Cine teca Nazionale.
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