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Main screening room
Date
May 31st, 2021
Duration
88 min
Cycle
Centennial Anniversary of Fellini

As an institution with a consistent focus on the history of cinema, a comprehensive Federico Fellini retrospective is the least we can do to mark his centennial. He was a great inventor of cinematic forms and a complex artist – paradoxical, tormented, light-hearted, provocative, introspective, brutal, idealistic and jaded all at once. He recreated the world through his lens, while remaining a sharp observer of his contemporaries and the many sensitivities of his time.

The White Sheik
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Directed by
Federico Fellini
Language
VOSTF
Actors
Brunella Bovo, Leopoldo Trieste, Alberto Sordi, Giulietta Masina
Origins
Italy
Year
1952
Duration
88 min
Genre
Drama, comedy
Format
16mm
Synopsis

A young woman on her honeymoon dreams of meeting the White Sheik, the hero of her favourite romance novels.

The White Sheik

Trailer in with english subtitles. The movie will be in VOSTF.

Director

Federico Fellini was one of the greatest Italian writers and directors of the 20th century, and one of the most illustrious filmmakers in the history of cinema. He won the Palme d'or at Cannes in 1960 for La dolce vita, and took home the Oscar for Best Foreign-Language Film four times (La strada, Nights of Cabiria, 8 ½ and Amarcord), a record he shares with his compatriot Vittorio De Sica. Initially associated with neo-realism, Fellini’s work evolved over the course of the 1960s toward a unique approach related to European modernism, a movement associated with Ingmar Bergman, Michelangelo Antonioni, Alain Resnais, Jean-Luc Godard and Andrei Tarkovsky. His films grew increasingly to embrace a proliferation of themes, deliberate artifice and the complete erasure of boundaries between dream, imagination, hallucination and reality.

On March 29, 1993, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences awarded him a lifetime achievement Oscar, “in recognition of his place as one of the screen’s master storytellers.” (Wikipédia)



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Federico Fellini aurait eu 100 ans en 2020. Il a fait partie de ces cinéastes qui ont triomphé de leur vivant, dont la reconnaissance de leur apport au cinéma a été affirmée sans ambages, ce qui en retour a sans doute influencé les films qu’ils ont pu encore faire. Non pas qu’il ait gagné des prix à tout coup...

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Le cheik blanc (Fellini)
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Le cheik blanc by Fellini | ©Tamasa distribution

Le cheik blanc by Fellini | ©Tamasa distribution

Le cheik blanc by Fellini | ©Tamasa distribution

Le cheik blanc by Fellini | ©Tamasa distribution

Le cheik blanc by Fellini | ©Tamasa distribution

Le cheik blanc by Fellini | ©Tamasa distribution

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