Anna Magnani: Fellini describes her circling the Pantheon, laden with bags, feeding stray cats

How the body of a young woman washed up on a beach soured the dolce vita

1 April 2017 9:00 am

Shawn Levy specialises in chronicling 20th-century hotspots such as London in the Sixties and Sinatra’s Vegas. Here, he turns his…

Delphine Seyrig in Last Year in Marienbad, Alain Renais’s great enigmatic masterpiece

Homage to Alain Resnais’s mesmerising masterpiece, Last Year in Marienbad

3 September 2016 9:00 am

In the beginning was Fellini’s La Dolce Vita, pleached and Proustian, released in February 1960. This was followed soon after,…

Italy’s highest-paid heart-throb, Mastroianni as Guido Anselmi, a film director in ‘creative limbo’

How Fellini made his modernist masterpiece

11 April 2015 9:00 am

Ian Thomson on the creative limbo that spawned Fellini’s modernist masterpiece, 8½