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La dolce vita


Marcello Mastroianni, Anita Ekberg, Anouk Aimée, Yvonne Furneaux View All


Federico Fellini (Screenplay), Federico Fellini (Director), Federico Fellini (Story), Tullio Pinelli (Screenplay) View All

Release: Feb. 5th, 1960
Runtime: 2 hours, 54 minutes
Journalist and man-about-town Marcello struggles to find his place in the world, torn between the allure of Rome's elite social scene and the stifling domesticity offered by his girlfriend, all the while searching for a way to become a serious writer.
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The film does bring us to some wonderful places and most of the time shows wealthy and handsome people partying and getting it on with eachother, but instead of romanticizing this lifestyle that many people always fantasize about so much, Fellini reveals the dark truth about what's beneath all the m....
What I love the most about how the movie depicts Marcello's dilemma is that the portal into the kind of life Steiner lives is so close (yet far away) in the form of his devoted yet long-suffering fiance Emma and that it gets farther and farther away as the movie progresses until it closes completely....
In a series of sequences that take place through nights and days that have indeterminate gaps of time between them, we follow the exploits of a journalist/newsman named Marcello (Marcello Mastroianni) and especially his various interactions with and pursuits of different women, including his fiance,....
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