About

In an Italian seaside town, young Titta gets into trouble with his friends and watches various local eccentrics as they engage in often absurd behavior. Frequently clashing with his stern father and defended by his doting mother, Titta witnesses the actions of a wide range of characters, from his extended family to Fascist loyalists to sensual women, with certain moments shifting into fantastical...

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Directed by

Federico Fellini

Written by

Federico Fellini (Screenplay)
Tonino Guerra (Screenplay)

Runtime

123 minutes

Country

Italy

Language

Italian

Tagline

The Fantastic World of Fellini!

Cast

Keywords

coming of age small town semi autobiographical bathtub surrealism fascism rural setting 1930s sheik

Photos

Lists

#72 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

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Edgar Wright's 1000 favorite movies Edgar Wright

Awards

Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film

Oscar nomination for Best Director Federico Fellini

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Original Screenplay Federico Fellini