Forget the dreadful musical remake, Nine, which missed all the impudent wit of the Fellini original.
They create a world equal to the worlds of Renoir or Hitchcock or Fellini.
But the author preferred Fellini double bills and moved to San Francisco in 1971.
As I recall, his favorite movies were Fargo and Fellini's The Nights of Cabiria.
He says, simply, “Sometimes I need to take a break from the Fellini and the Bergman.”
Many say that The Great Beauty is the new Fellini, with its handsome surrealism, baroque expressions, and casual opulence.
What The Great Beauty and Fellini share is the Roman light—3,000 years of viscous sun.
Fellini had actual press photographers on set to leak tidbits to keep the sensationalism around the film alive.
Lots of Citizen Kane, plenty of Kurosawa and Fellini, not quite as much French New Wave as you might think.
"Send to Mr. Fellini's office, at once," ordered the judge impatiently.