Federico Fellini

Submitted by on Sep 26, 2015

Federico Fellini

Federico Fellini was born on January 20, 1920 in Rimini (Italy) in a family of a Salesman. Even as a child he liked to arrange small performances with puppets, which sewed their own clothes and manufactures masks. He studied Fellini convent school in Fao.

In 1937, Federico came to Florence. Here he began to earn a living by drawing caricatures, and in parallel studied at the journalist. In 1938, then Fellini moved to Rome, where he had really tight: he lived in a small room with the “questionable”neighbors, working for a pittance: drawing for newspapers, wrote the lyrics for advertising. One time he even published his stories in the magazine”Marcus Aurelius”.

Federico in his younger years was very thin, which in turn helped him to evade military service. Working in cinema, he began writing comic stunts for films, gradually moving to writing scripts. In 1943, he wrote a series about life in love Chick and Pauline, who, later, he was asked to shoot on film. These filming he met his wife Juliet Mazin.

At the time when the second Mirovayabyla at the end and to Rome entered the allied troops, Fellini met with Roberto Rossellini, together with whom he wrote his first screenplay ” Rome – Open City & raquo ;, which created a furor and became a kind beginning neorealism. From that moment began the long road to fame and glory by Federico Fellini.

The first film in which Federico was both a writer and director was the “Variety Lights”(1950). Then it appeared on the screen such films as:”White Sheik”(1952),”sissy”(1953) – for this picture Fellini was”Silver Lion”and was nominated for”Oscar”for original screenplay,”Love in” (1953).

In 1954 saw the release of “& raquo ;, Road scenario to which Fellini wrote back in 1949, but could not lift at the time due to lack of funds. This picture was a huge success and received more than 50 awards, including the”Silver Lion”and”Oscar” – For best foreign film.

Once “Roads”on the screen came the picture:”Nights of Cabiria”(1957) and”Sweet Life”(1960), brought him” Palme & raquo ;, and which was destined to be the peak of a career Federico.

Among the other best works of Federico Fellini, award-winning, can be distinguished: “Eight and a half”(1963) -“Oscar”and the main prize of the Moscow Film Festival,”Juliet and spirits”(1965) -“Golden Globe & raquo ;,”Amarcord”(1973) -“Oscar & raquo ;,”Casanova”(1976) -“Oscar”and”BAFTA & raquo ;,”Interviews” (1987) – Gold Prize of the Moscow Film Festival.

In 1993, Federico was awarded an honorary “Oscar” for contribution to cinema, and on October 15 the same year he suffered a stroke and died on 31 October. All Italy mourned the loss of such a talented director and screenwriter. Fellini was buried in his hometown of Rimini.

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