• Film ID:
  • 11627
  • Availability:
  • DVD Available from Shop
  • Film cert:
  • Running time:
  • DVD=118 min.
  • Nationality(ies):
  • Italy.
  • Primary Language(s):
  • Italian.
AMARCORD (1973)
(I REMEMBER)
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Amarcord was conceived as a tribute to Fellini's childhood upbringing in the Italian resort town of Rimini. He captures a year in the life of a provincial seaside town in the 1930s through a series of nostalgic vignettes which reflect the bizarre mixture of characters and events that the town attracts: loopy teachers, strange foreigners, curvaceous women, a skinny nymphomaniac, a crazed solitary motorcyclist, hilarious family rows, a wedding and a funeral. Veering from delicate and painful emotions - the poignant mortality of the dying mother playing with her wedding ring, now loose on her wasted finger, to scenes of hilarity as schoolboys play pranks on their teacher. A true classic.
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