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filmmaker , writer

Federico Fellini, Italian film director, writer. Recipient Prix du 40th Anniversaire Cannes Film Festival, award Moscow Film Festival, Honorary Lifetime Achievement Academy award, 1993.


Fellini, Federico was born on January 20, 1920 in Rimini, Italy. Son of Urbano and Ida (Barbiani) Fellini.


Student, University Rome.


In a career spanning almost fifty years, Fellini won the Palme d'Or for La Dolce Vita, was nominated for twelve Academy Awards, and directed four motion pictures that won Oscars in the category of Best Foreign Language Film. In 1993, he was awarded an honorary Oscar for Lifetime Achievement at the 65th Annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles.

Besides La Dolce Vita and 8½, his other well-known films include La Strada, Nights of Cabiria, Juliet of the Spirits, Satyricon, Amarcord and Fellini's Casanova.



Married Giulietta Masina, October, 1943.

Giulietta Masina