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Title:
La dolce vita
Author:
Amato, Giuseppe, 1899-1964, film producer.
Edition:
Two-DVD special edition.
Publication Information:
[Place of publication not identified] : [Publisher not identified], [2014]

[Irvington, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection

©2014
Physical Description:
2 videodiscs (174 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 folded-out insert.
Summary:
The biggest hit from the most popular Italian filmmaker of all time, the film rocketed Federico Fellini to international mainstream success, ironically, by offering a damning critique of the culture of stardom. A look at the darkness beneath the seductive lifestyles of Rome's rich and glamorous; the film follows a notorious celebrity journalist during a hectic week spent on the peripheries of the spotlight.
General Note:
Originally broadcast in 1960.

Special features: New 4k digital restoration by the Film Foundation. Disc 2: The eye & the beholder (new visual essay by filmmaker :: kogonada that explores the film's mobile camera); Federico Fellini (1965 interview conducted by Irving R. Levine for NBC News, Fellini discusses his dislike of discussing or analyzing his own films, the work of other directors, the ideal circumstances for making a film and his approach to collaboration); Lina Wertmüller (new interview with film director and Fellini collaborator Lina Wertmüller); David Forgacs (new interview with scholar David Forgacs about the film); Antonello Sarno (new interview with Italian journalist Antonello Sarno about the film); Marcello Mastroianni (1963 audio interview with the actor by film historian Gideon Bachmann, discusses the film and Mastroianni's relationship with the director); Felliniana (photo gallery of La dolce vita ephemera from the collection of Don Young); An essay by critic Gary Giddins.
Language:
Italian
Added Uniform Title:
Dolce vita (Motion picture)
ISBN:
9781604659238
UPC:
715515129015
Format :
DVD

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The biggest hit from the most popular Italian filmmaker of all time, the film rocketed Federico Fellini to international mainstream success, ironically, by offering a damning critique of the culture of stardom. A look at the darkness beneath the seductive lifestyles of Rome's rich and glamorous; the film follows a notorious celebrity journalist during a hectic week spent on the peripheries of the spotlight.


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Library Journal Review

Fellini's classic, plus so much more: photos, posters, interviews. Magnifico. (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.


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