Classic World Cinema by Courtyard Gallery will present Amarcord on Friday, March 23, at 8 p.m. at Flood Gallery Fine Art Center, 2160 U.S. 70, Swannanoa.
In Brief: If anyone ever asks why Federico Fellini is one of the greats of filmmaking, all that should be necessary is to direct them to his 1973 film, Amarcord. (If that fails, I suppose you might try 8 1/2 (1963), and if that fails, give up trying to reason with them.) Amarcord and 8 1/2 strike me as the most perfect of Fellini’s films, though I give a slight edge to Amarcord simply because of its generosity of spirit. This is Fellini's Oscar-winning autobiographical, phantasmagorical reminiscence of what life was like — or how it seems from a perspective nearly 40 years later — in the small town of Rimini, where the director was born. Rich, comic, gorgeous to behold and thoroughly entertaining. A master filmmaker at his best. This excerpt was taken from a review by Ken Hanke originally posted on May 26, 2015.
|Genre:||Comedy Drama Fantasy|
|Starring:||Pupella Maggio, Armando Brancia, Bruno Zanin, Luigi Rossi, Maria Antonietta Beluzzi|
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