About

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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Directed by

Federico Fellini

Written by

Ennio Flaiano (Screenplay)
Tullio Pinelli (Screenplay)
Federico Fellini (Screenplay)
Pier Paolo Pasolini (Writer)
Brunello Rondi (Writer)

Runtime

176 minutes

Country

Italy, France

Language

Italian

Tagline

The world's most talked about movie today!

Cast

Keywords

loss of loved one ghost sea photographer dying and death desperation bar sadness cowardliness lovesickness newspaper rome italy unsociability fountain sunrise irony night life trevi fountain

Photos

Lists

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

#55 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

#11 on The 100 Best Films Of World Cinema Empire

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

Awards

Oscar for Best Costume Design, Black-and-White Piero Gherardi

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Story and Screenplay - Written Directly for the Screen Federico Fellini Ennio Flaiano Tullio Pinelli Brunello Rondi

Oscar nomination for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Black-and-White Piero Gherardi

Oscar nomination for Best Director Federico Fellini