Fellini's 100th birthday

On the occasion of Federico Fellini's 100th birthday we are showing a selection of his greatest works:

LA DOLCE VITA   |   I VITELLONI   |   8 ½    |   GIULIETTA DEGLI SPIRITI   |   LA STRADA   |   LE NOTTI DI CABIRIA   |   ROMA
+ the new documentary FELLINI DEGLI SPIRITI (2020) by Anselma Dell'Olio

All films are shown in the original Italian version with German or English subtitles.

Special
Fellini's 100th birthday
Original Italian version with German subtitles
Director
Federico Fellini
Cast
Marcello Mastroianni, Anita Ekberg, Anouk Aimée, Yvonne Furneaux, Alain Cuny
Plot Outline

Episodic journey of an Italian journalist scouring Rome in search of love.

Special
Fellini's 100th birthday
Original version with English subtitles
Director
Anselma Dell’Olio
Cast
Federico Fellini, Terry Gilliam, Filippo Ascione, Damien Chazelle, William Friedkin, Andrea Minuz, Fiammeta Profili, Aldo Tassone, Sergio Zavoli
Plot Outline

This documentary about the magic world of Federico Fellini investigates in depth his passion for unseen possibilities and dimensions. Profoundly in love with life, Fellini went through his existence always seeking its sense.

Special
Fellini's 100th birthday
Original Italian version with German subtitles (no more shows planned at the moment)
Director
Federico Fellini
Cast
Anthony Quinn, Giulietta Masina, Richard Basehart, Aldo Silvani, Marcella Rovere, Lidia Venturini, Gustavo Giorgi, Yami Kamadeva, Mario Passante
Plot Outline

When Gelsomina, a naïve young woman, is purchased from her impoverished mother by brutish circus strongman Zampanò to be his wife and partner, she loyally endures her husband's coldness and abuse as they travel the Italian countryside performing together. Soon Zampanò must deal with his jealousy and conflicted feelings about Gelsomina when she finds a kindred spirit in Il Matto, the carefree circus fool, and contemplates leaving Zampanò.

Special
Fellini's 100th birthday
Original Italian version with German subtitles (no more shows planned at the moment)
Director
Federico Fellini
Cast
Giulietta Masina, François Périer, Franca Marzi, Amedeo Nazzari, Dorian Gray, Aldo Silvani, Ennio Girolami, Mario Passante, Franco Balducci
Plot Outline

Rome, 1957. A woman, Cabiria, is robbed and left to drown by her boyfriend, Giorgio. Rescued, she resumes her life and tries her best to find happiness in a cynical world. Even when she thinks her struggles are over and she has found happiness and contentment, things may not be what they seem.

Special
Fellini's 100th birthday
Original Italian version with English subtitles (no more shows planned at the moment)
Director
Federico Fellini
Cast
Peter Gonzales Falcon, Fiona Florence, Pia De Doses, Marne Maitland, Renato Giovannoli, Elisa Mainardi, Norma Giacchero, Stefano Mayore, Galliano Sbarra
Plot Outline

A virtually plotless, gaudy, impressionistic portrait of Rome through the eyes of one of its most famous citizens.

Special
Fellini's 100th birthday
Original Italian version with English subtitles (no more shows planned at the moment)
Director
Federico Fellini
Cast
Franco Interlenghi, Alberto Sordi, Franco Fabrizi, Leopoldo Trieste, Riccardo Fellini, Leonora Ruffo, Jean Brochard, Claude Farell, Carlo Romano
Plot Outline

Five young men dream of success as they drift lazily through life in a small Italian village. Fausto, the group's leader, is a womanizer; Riccardo craves fame; Alberto is a hopeless dreamer; Moraldo fantasizes about life in the city; and Leopoldo is an aspiring playwright. As Fausto chases a string of women, to the horror of his pregnant wife, the other four blunder their way from one uneventful experience to the next.

Special
Fellini's 100th birthday

Original Italian version with English subtitles (no more shows planned at the moment)
Director
Federico Fellini
Cast
Marcello Mastroianni, Claudia Cardinale, Anouk Aimée, Sandra Milo, Rossella Falk, Barbara Steele, Madeleine Lebeau, Caterina Boratto, Eddra Gale
Plot Outline

Guido Anselmi, a film director, finds himself creatively barren at the peak of his career. Urged by his doctors to rest, Anselmi heads for a luxurious resort, but a sorry group gathers—his producer, staff, actors, wife, mistress, and relatives—each one begging him to get on with the show. In retreat from their dependency, he fantasizes about past women and dreams of his childhood.

Special
Fellini's 100th birthday
Original Italian version with German subtitles (no more shows planned at the moment)
Director
Federico Fellini
Cast
Giulietta Masina, Sandra Milo, Mario Pisu, Valentina Cortese, Valeska Gert, José Luis de Villalonga, Friedrich von Ledebur, Caterina Boratto, Lou Gilbert
Plot Outline

Middle-aged Giulietta grows suspicious of her husband, Giorgio, when his behavior grows increasingly questionable. One night when Giorgio initiates a seance amongst his friends, Giulietta gets in touch with spirits and learns more about herself and her painful past. Slightly skeptical, but intrigued, she visits a mystic who gives her more information -- and nudges her toward the realization that her husband is indeed a philanderer.

Special
Fellini's 100th birthday
Original version with English subtitles (no more shows planned at the moment)
Director
Damian Pettigrew
Cast
Roberto Benigni, Luigi 'Titta' Benzi, Italo Calvino, Dante Ferretti, Rinaldo Geleng, Federico Fellini, Terence Stamp, Donald Sutherland, Nanni Moretti
Plot Outline

A look at Fellini's creative process. In extensive interviews, Fellini talks a bit about his background and then discusses how he works and how he creates. Several actors, a producer, a writer, and a production manager talk about working with Fellini. Archive footage of Fellini and others on the set plus clips from his films provide commentary and illustration for the points interviewees make. Fellini is fully in charge; actors call themselves puppets.