La Dolce Vita: Collectors Edition (1960)

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Released 5-Sep-2005
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Arguably Fellini’s greatest film, La Dolce Vita is a searing critique of celebrity-obsessed society as seen through the eyes of a fluff-peddling journalist (Marcello Mastroianni famously plays a gossip columnist and would-be novelist who chronicles "the sweet life" of fading aristocrats, second-rate movie stars and aging playboys.) Lust, adultery, loneliness and tragedy follow the philandering Marcello as he vainly vies for the affections of a vivacious screen goddess (Anita Ekberg) while fleeing his obsessive, suicidal fiancée. Fellini contrives what Roger Ebert called "a cautionary tale of a man without a centre" in this defining film that coined the term paparazzi, and which boldly demystified the pretensions of celebrity culture.
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Marcello Mastroianni
Anita Ekberg
Anouk Aimée
Yvonne Furneaux
Magali Noël
Alain Cuny
Annibale Ninchi
Walter Santesso
Valeria Ciangottini
Riccardo Garrone
Ida Galli
Audrey McDonald
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Federico Fellini
Nino Rota
Armando Trovajoli
Genre Year Running Time Format Region Coding Dual
Drama 1960 167:09 (Case: 178) 576i (PAL) 1 2 3 4 5 6
Widescreen 2.35:1, 16x9 Enhanced
Italian Dolby Digital 1.0 (192Kb/s)
Menu Animation & Audio, Theatrical Trailer, Featurette-Magic Of Fellini, Interviews-Cast-Anita Ekberg, Featurette-Interview With Maurizio Porro (Film Critic), Featurette-Cinema Forever, Featurette-Fellini To New York, Featurette-Fellini TV Collection, Biographies-Cast & Crew, Trailer-Fellini Trailer Collection
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