Amarcord

  • Film
  • Comedy drama
Fellini at his ripest and loudest recreates a fantasy-vision of his home town during the fascist period. With generous helpings of soap opera and burlesque, he generally gets his better effects by orchestrating his colourful cast of characters around the town square, on a boat outing, or at a festive wedding. When he narrows his focus down to individual groups, he usually limits himself to corny bathroom and bedroom jokes, which produce the desired titters but little else. But despite the ups and downs, it's still Fellini, which has become an identifiable substance like salami or pepperoni that can be sliced into at any point, yielding pretty much the same general consistency and flavour.

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Director: Federico Fellini
Screenwriter: Tonino Guerra, Federico Fellini
Cast: Armando Brancia
Puppela Maggio
Nandino Orfei
Luigi Rossi
Ciccio Ingrassia
Magali Noël
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