Federico Fellini

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From Fellini to Spielberg: an enduring obsession with the memoir movie
Steven Spielberg is just the latest film-maker to look back on his childhood following in the footsteps of Terrence Malick and Federico Fellini

Charles Bramesco

14, Nov, 2022 @7:16 AM

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Movies about movies – ranked!
Odes to cinema from Sam Mendes, Steven Spielberg and Damien Chazelle will jostle for Oscar glory next year – until then, here are 20 of the best films about film-making well worth dimming the lights for

Anne Billson

15, Sep, 2022 @12:05 PM

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Ultimate sleazeball or tortured romantic? The truth about serial seducer Casanova
He’s been portrayed as a lascivious lothario, a likable scamp and even a female librarian. But who was the real Casanova? As the world’s most infamous lover returns to the stage, we reveal all

Lyndsey Winship

20, Apr, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Lina Wertmüller: a thrilling live-wire who displayed a colossal black-comic daring | Peter Bradshaw
The director was a film-maker with mordant and subversive things to say about the postwar Italian soul, particularly in Seven Beauties

Peter Bradshaw

09, Dec, 2021 @4:08 PM

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Lina Wertmüller, first woman to be nominated for best director Oscar, dies aged 93
The one-time assistant director to Federico Fellini went on to have a distinguished directorial career in the 1970s

Andrew Pulver

09, Dec, 2021 @3:06 PM

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Giuseppe Rotunno obituary
Cinematographer for Visconti and Fellini who made his mark in both black-and-white and colour

Ryan Gilbey

01, Mar, 2021 @5:50 PM

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Alex Cox's dream festival: Coppola, Fellini, Herzog and the 1972 gang
The director fills Liverpool’s picture houses with screenings of 25 great films from a golden age of cinema – from The Godfather to Aguirre, the Wrath of God

Alex Cox

09, Jul, 2020 @3:20 PM

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I've never seen ... 8½
I didn’t know whether to expect a dose of medicine or a miracle. What I got was a breathtakingly gorgeous piece of cinema – though Fellini’s questionable fantasy leaves a bad taste

Pamela Hutchinson

08, May, 2020 @7:18 AM

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La Dolce Vita at 60: the fame, the fortune, the fountain
Federico Fellini’s sumptuous yet existentially punishing drama offers up a view of an elite class that has since gone rotten

Charles Bramesco

05, Feb, 2020 @3:15 PM

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Inspired by Rimini: a tour of Fellini’s magical home town
The fabled director’s centenary is being celebrated with a major exhibition in the city where he was born, but just strolling the streets gives a taste of its allure

Juliet Rix

16, Jan, 2020 @6:30 AM

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Streaming: celebrate Fellini at 100
In his centenary year, what better time to stream the great director’s best work

Guy Lodge

11, Jan, 2020 @8:00 AM

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La Dolce Vita review – a sexy, surreal masterpiece of modernity
Federico Fellini’s rereleased film brilliantly captures postwar Rome and its denizens as they tumble headlong into hedonistic excess – and secret melancholy

Peter Bradshaw

03, Jan, 2020 @10:00 AM

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