Died Today (October 31st): Federico Fellini (1920–1993)

federicofellini.jpgFederico Fellini (1920–1993)

Born: January 20, 1920 in Rimini, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Died: October 31, 1993 (age 73) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

Married to:
Giulietta Masina (30 October 1943 – 31 October 1993) (his death) (1 child)

It’s absolutely impossible to improvise. Making a movie is a mathematical operation. It is like sending a missile to the moon. It isn’t improvised. It is too defined to be called improvisational, too mechanical. Art is a scientific operation, so I can say that what we usually call improvisation is in my case just having an ear and eye for things that sometimes occur during the time we are making the picture.

La Strada
1954
dir. Federico Fellini
starring
Anthony Quinn
Giulietta Masina
NIGHTS OF CABIRIANights of Cabiria
1957
dir.Federico Fellini
starring
Giulietta Masina
François Périer
Juliet of the Spirits
1965
dir. Peter Watkins
Starring:
Giulietta Masina
Sandra Milo
FELLINI-SATYRICONFellini-Satricon
1969
dir. Federico Fellini
Starring
Martin Potter
Hiram Keller
AMARCORDAmarcord
1973
dir. Federico Fellini
starring
Pupella Maggio
Armando Brancia
LA DOLCE VITALa Dolce Vita
1960
dir. Federico Fellini
Starring
Marcello Mastroianni
Anita Ekberg
8 1/28 1/2
1963
dir. Federico Fellini
Starring
Marcello Mastroianni
Claudia Cardinale
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