My Favorite Federico Fellini Films

* * * * (Out of * * * *)

1.   8 1/2 (1963)

2.   La Dolce Vita (1960)

3.   Amarcord (1973)

4.   Nights of Cabiria (1957)

5.   La Strada (1954)

6.   I Vitelloni (1953)

7.   Fellini Satyricon (1969)

8.   Juliet of the Spirits (1965)

9.   Fellini’s Casanova (1976)

10. Roma (1972)

11. Il bidone (1955)

12. The White Sheik (1952)

13. Variety Lights (1950)
(co-directed with Alberto Lattuada)

* * * * (Out of * * * *) (Short Cinema)

1.   Spirits of the Dead (1968)
(Segment: “Toby Dammit”)
(Anthology Film)

* * * 1/2 (Out of * * * *)

1.   And the Ship Sails On (1983)

2.   The Clowns (1970)
(Documentary)

3 thoughts on “My Favorite Federico Fellini Films

  1. Next to McCabe and Mrs. Miller, Nights of Cabiria Is my favorite film. The last twenty minutes breaks my heart and, yet, there is a glimmer of hope that shines brilliantly–the human spirit. Fellini captures this with the collaboration of his wife’s iconic performance. Fantastic. Brilliant director.

  2. Nights of Cabiria is truly a great film and yes, those last 20 minutes are poignant even though we get a subtle hint that everything will be okay. I also agree that Fellini really did know how to cast his wife Giulietta Masina. I am glad to see someone else, who loves McCabe & Mrs. Miller as much as I do. That one is my second favorite Robert Altman film after Nashville and I would totally rank it in my favorite films in the numbers 11-20 category. Speaking of Altman, I have a blog post regarding my favorite Altman films that I did a few months back. Anyway, thanks for dropping by 🙂

  3. I will definitely check the Altman post out. I must confess, though I obviously love McCabe & Mrs. Miller, (I’ve got a post on that one too, by the way) Altman is not one of my favorite directors. (Yeah, strange. I know.) But it’s kind of like not liking coffee–you know it’s good and you’re not denying it but you just don’t like it.

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