In Making a Film Fellini discusses his childhood and adolescence in the coastal town of Rimini, the time he spent as a cartoonist, journalist, and screenwriter in Rome, his decisive encounter with Roberto Rossellini, and his own movies, from Variety Lights to Casanova.

Fellini’s debut movie, co-directed with Albert Lattuada, and with a real taste of the exuberance and theatricality still to come. Italian filmmaker Federico Fellini (1920-1993) is one of the most renowned figures in world cinema. Federico Fellini, (born January 20, 1920, Rimini, Italy—died October 31, 1993, Rome), Italian film director who was one of the most celebrated and singular filmmakers of the period after World War II.Influenced early in his career by the Neorealist movement, he developed his own distinctive methods that superimposed dreamlike or hallucinatory imagery upon ordinary situations. I am not a director and do not make films, but I am a great admirer of Fellini's work and wanted to understand his artistry more intimately. Director of a long list of critically acclaimed motion pictures, including La strada, La dolce vita, 8½, and Amarcord, Fellini's success helped. Fellini's notes on his movie making and artistic process are invaluable to anyone who wants to see the inner workings of a great artist's mind. This book did not disappoint in the least.

Director of a long list of critically acclaimed motion pictures, including La strada, La dolce vita, 81/2, and Amarcord, Fellini's success helped strengthen the international prestige of Italian cinema from the 1950s onward. In Making a Film Fellini discusses his childhood and adolescence in the coastal town of Rimini, the time he spent as a cartoonist, journalist, and screenwriter in Rome, his decisive encounter with Roberto Rossellini, and his own movies, from Variety Lights to Casanova. Making a Film | Italian filmmaker Federico Fellini (1920-1993) is one of the most renowned figures in world cinema. The term "master filmmaker" gets thrown around quite a bit, but I can say without hyperbole that Italian director Federico Fellini is in fact a master filmmaker. The intensity of Fellini's stream of consciousness turns the book into a sort of personal diary filled with his visions, fears, and idiosyncrasies. A beautiful young woman joins a … Despite its fragmentary character, Making a Film gives the reader a general impression of narrative coherence.