About

Five young men dream of success as they drift lazily through life in a small Italian village. Fausto, the group's leader, is a womanizer; Riccardo craves fame; Alberto is a hopeless dreamer; Moraldo fantasizes about life in the city; and Leopoldo is an aspiring playwright. As Fausto chases a string of women, to the horror of his pregnant wife, the other four blunder their way from one uneventful e...

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Directed by

Federico Fellini

Written by

Federico Fellini (Screenplay)
Ennio Flaiano (Author)
Tullio Pinelli (Author)

Runtime

103 minutes

Country

Italy, France

Language

Italian

Tagline

We are the hollow men in this last of meeting places we grope together and avoid speech. Gathered on this beach of the torrid river.

Cast

Keywords

friendship ladykiller pregnancy neo realism italian neo realism

Photos

Lists

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

Awards

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