La Dolce Vita (The Sweet Life)
- Original title
La dolce vita
- Running time
- 175 min.
Federico Fellini, Tullio Pinelli, Ennio Flaiano, Brunello Rondi
Co-production Italy-France; Pathé Consortium Cinéma (P.A.C.) / Riama Film / Gray-Film
Drama. Comedy | Journalism. Film In Film
- Synopsis / Plot
- On assignment to chronicle the lives of the rich and famous Italian aristocracy in a gossip column for a Roman newspaper, Marcello (Mastroianni) floats from one fabulous party to the next, meeting all varieties of beautiful, extravagant people. While he would never protest this seemingly ideal job, it makes him feel lonely and empty, and he stays up drinking and dancing night after night only to wake up each morning unbalanced and unfocused.
: Academy Awards: Oscar Best Costume Design (B&W). 4 Nominations
: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Foreign Language Film
: National Board of Review: Top Foreign Films
: Cannes Film Festival: Palme d´Or (Golden Palm) Best Film
: BAFTA Awards: Nominated to Best Film
: David di Donatello Awards: Best Director
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