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Juliet of the Spirits

  • Film

Time Out says

What 82 did for its bourgeois film-director hero, Juliet of the Spirits does for his female opposite number, a repressed, paranoid, bourgeois housewife (played, of course, by Fellini's wife). That's to say it's a gaudy, hyperbolic pageant, in which a 'reality' composed of séances, film-star neighbours, tyrannous relatives, and a large helping of Catholic guilt is gradually invaded by 'flashbacks' and 'fantasies'. The overall charm just about carries the glibness of the psychological payoff, and the way that different veins of imagery interlock gives the film a cogency that later Fellini has woefully lacked.
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Release Details

  • Duration:145 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Federico Fellini
  • Screenwriter:Federico Fellini, Tullio Pinelli, Brunello Rondi, Enio Flaiano
  • Cast:
    • Giulietta Masina
    • Mario Pisu
    • Sandra Milo
    • Valentina Cortese
    • Caterina Boratto
    • Sylva Koscina
    • Lou Gilbert
    • Valeska Gert
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