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In origianal language with English subtitles.



  Che strano chiamarsi Federico
Plot: The film is a tribute and a portrait of Federico Fellini, told by Ettore Scola, on the twentieth anniversary of the great director’s death.  Scola, a devoted admirer of the incomparable maestro, commemorates a few private and less known aspects of Fellini’s personality.
The film tells of their encounter at the satiric paper "Marc'Aurelio" in the early ‘50s; their friendships with Ennio Flaiano, Alberto Sordi and Marcello Mastroianni; the visits on each other’s set, Cinecittà, Theatre 5; and other events that cemented their enduring friendship.
From his debut in 1939 as a young designer, to his fifth Oscar in 1993, year of his seventy-third and last birthday, Federico is depicted as a great Pinocchio that fortunately never turned into a "proper boy".
Director: Ettore Scola
Cast: Tommaso Lazotti, Ernesto D’Argenio, Giulio Forges Davanzati, Maurizio De Santis
Year: 2013
Length: 93 min.
Genre: Biografic Drama
Awards: 1 award & 2 nominations
  •Special Silver Ribbon: Nastri d'Argento
Nominated Best Director (Ettore Scola): David di Donatello; Best Cinematography: Golden Globes, Italy
Times: April 24, 8:00 p.m.
    Film screened with English subtitles.
Distributor: Carlotta Film, New York