La Dolce Vita Dvd
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One of the most influential movies of all time, universally acclaimed by critics, filmmakers and the public alike. It's a spectacular and relevant morality play in which Mastroianni plays a journalist disillusioned by the paparazzi life-style and jaded by a relationship grown stifling. Filled with gloriously memorable images, the shot of a helicopter lifting Christ's statue out of Rome is iconic.
Federico Fellini's epic tale of Roman decadence circa 1960 focuses on the adventures of gossip columnist Marcello (Marcello Mastroianni) as he runs with the jet set. Following him as he interviews a young starlet (Anita Ekberg), rushes a girlfriend (Yvonne Furneaux) to hospital after a suicide attempt, and attends a variety of more-or-less wild parties, it shows how he is both drawn to and repelled by the rich lifestyle that provides his living, and details the crisis in which he finds himself torn...