Amarcord ("I remember"), Federico Fellini's splendid, visually stunning remembrance of life in provincial Rimini, remains one of cinema's enduring masterpieces. Based on the acclaimed filmmaker's recollections of his youth in prewar Italy, the carnivalesque story centers around a young man (Bruno Zanin) who longs for the freedom of adulthood. Fellini's most personal film satirizes his youth and turns daily life into a circus of social rituals, adolescent desires, male fantasies and political subterfuge, all set to Nina Rota's classic, nostalgia-tinged score. Fellini celebrates the sense of kinship that exists in the town, yet he's aware of the community's shortcomings that pave the way for fascism. It is perhaps the filmmaker's most gentle look at the wonders of the world through the eyes of youth. Academy Award winner for Best Foreign Language Film. (Fully subtitled) Official Web Site

Director:

Federico Fellini

Cast:

Pupella Maggio, Armando Brancia, Magali Noel, Ciccio Ingrassia, Nando Orfei, Luigi Rossi, Bruno Zanin

MPAA Rating:

R

Run Time:

2hr 7mins

Release Year:

1974

Country Of Origin:

Italy