from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Fellini, Federico 1920-1993. Italian filmmaker whose works, including La Dolce Vita (1960) and Amarcord (1973), combine social satire with elements of fantasy.

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  • n. Italian filmmaker (1920-1993)


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  • Which is very surprising because I went to great schools, so I certainly know about classical music, I certainly knew about literature, but amazingly, though, I have never heard the name Fellini, I had never heard of Buster Keaton, I had never heard of any of the people you would consider in the canon.

    Extended Film Discussion With Hue Rhodes, Director of St. John of Las Vegas | /Film

  • His face alternates between joy and sadness, reminiscent of some of the clowns in Fellini's movies.

    Atayde Hermanos Circus

  • Yes, the original 1982 show beat Dreamgirls (the adaptation of which topped my 2006 list) for the Tony, and the cast is to die for (these divas have more Oscar bling between them than Meryl Streep), but the bigscreen version amounts to a Cliff’s Notes version of 8 1/2 interrupted every so often for a forgettable song from one of the ladies in Fellini’s life.

    The Bottom 5 – Peter Debruge’s Biggest Disappointments of 2009 –

  • Traveling from the other world, Fellini is about to pay a visit to Venezuela’s Villa del Cine to honor and support President Hugo Chavez’s efforts to launch a socialist film renaissance for South America.

    Fellini’s July 2008 Visit to Hugo Chavez | Disinformation

  • Valeska was in Fellini’s Juliet of the Spirits, she played the hermaphrodite.

    Vitro Nasu » 2008 » April

  • Once called the Fellini of photography, LaChapelle has worked for the most prestigious international publications and has been the subject of exhibitions in both commercial galleries and leading public institutions worldwide ....

    Protest Art �� Five Photographic Works by Three Contemporary Artists

  • I'm in the Fellini camp -- can we go to a place called Fellini Camp?

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • In an attempt to help further revive downtown Charlottesville, Porotti and Gordon opened an Italian restaurant up the street called Fellini's, then promptly divorced.

    Charlottesville Blogs

  • "Federico Fellini surveys a set for the following day, 'Fellini's Satyricon,' Rome, Italy, 1969" is one of 39 black-and-white candid pictures taken on movie sets by Mary Ellen Mark, a documentarian best known for such gritty photo books as "Streetwise" and "Falkland Road: Prostitutes of Bombay."

    The Writer Behind the Lens

  • Unlike some of his contemporaries, such as Fellini and Goddard, Bergman opted for austere visuals and gave his actors much greater freedom to explore their characters.

    Buzzine » RIP Ingmar Bergman


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