Tag Archives: Federico Fellini

LA STRADA

A while back my good friend Pablo Kjølseth — the master behind CU-Boulder’s International Film Series — asked me to guest write a post for TCM’s Movie Morlocks, now retitled Streamline in conjunction with FilmStruck. I chose to write about … Continue reading

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Born On This Day – July 14, 1918

“I never considered myself anything more than as a craftsman, a hell of a skilled craftsman, if I may so myself, but nothing more. I create things that are meant to be useful, films or theatrical productions. I’ve never felt … Continue reading

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Born On This Day – January 20, 1920

“Cinema is an old whore, like circus and variety, who knows how to give many kinds of pleasure. Besides, you can’t teach old fleas new dogs.” “It’s absolutely impossible to improvise. Making a movie is a mathematical operation. It is … Continue reading

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In Their Words – Wednesday, April 3, 2013

“Even if I set out to make a film about a fillet of sole, it would be about me.” –Federico Fellini

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In Their Words – Wednesday, March 6, 2013

“Talking about dreams is like talking about movies, since the cinema uses the language of dreams; years can pass in a second and you can hop from one place to another. It’s a language made of image. And in the … Continue reading

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In Their Words – Sunday, January 20, 2013

“I’m just a storyteller, and the cinema happens to be my medium. I like it because it recreates life in movement, enlarges it, enhances it, distills it. For me, it’s far closer to the miraculous creation of life than, say, … Continue reading

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In Their Words – Sunday, January 13, 2013

“Anyone who lives, as I do, in a world of imagination must make an enormous and unnatural effort to be factual in the ordinary sense. I confess I would be a horrible witness in court because of this—and a terrible … Continue reading

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