movie film review | chris tookey
 
     
     
 

Amarcord

 (15)
© Unknown - all rights reserved
     
  Amarcord Review
Tookey's Rating
6 /10
 
Average Rating
8.64 /10
 
Starring
Puppela Maggio, Magali Noel, Armando Brancia
Full Cast >
 

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

 
 
 
Released: 1973
   
Genre: DRAMA
FOREIGN
RITES-OF-PASSAGE
COMEDY
   
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

Bookmark and Share

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.


Key to Symbols