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I Vitelloni Rated PG

I Vitelloni

Dir. Federico Fellini. Italy, 1953. 1h 49m. Italian/subs. Starring Alberto Sordi, Franco Fabrizi, Franco Interlenghi, Leopoldo Trieste.

Federico Fellini’s potent drama follows five young Italian men and their different attempts to disrupt the drudgery of provincial life. Winner of the Silver Lion at Venice Film Festival, it marked a turning point in Fellini’s approach as he moved away from the influence of neorealism to a more personal style.

‘It was this ineffably poignant semiautobiographical reverie that unleashed fully Fellini's shimmering, flowing poetic style.’ ★★★★★ Kevin Thomas, The LA Times

‘It shows all of Fellini's unrivaled virtues -- his lyrical sense of place, his abiding affection for even the most hapless of his characters, his effortless knack for limpid, bustling composition’ ★★★★★ A.O. Scott, The New York Times

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