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Directed by: Federico Fellini
Written by: Federico Fellini, Tonino Guerra

Released: 1973
Genre: DRAMA
Origin: Italy/ France
Colour: C
Length: 123

Federico Fellini’s reminiscences (the title means “I remember”) of growing up in the Italian provinces at the time of Mussolini.
Reviewed by Chris Tookey

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No masterpiece of narrative structure - but its series of fragmented episodes and images, mostly joyful but some melancholic, make this an evocatively nostalgic quasi-autobiography. There's a darker side too: it's a memorable portrait of a people's childlike submission to fascist authority.

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