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Amarcord ★★★½ I Remember 1974 (R)

Semi-autobiograpical Fellini fantasy which takes place in the village of Rimini, his birthplace. Focusing on the young Zanin's impressions of his town's colorful slices of life, Fellini takes aim at fascism, family life, and religion in 1930s Italy. Visually ripe, delivering a generous, occasionally uneven mix of satire, burlesque, drama, and tragicomedic lyricism. Considered by people in the know as one of Fellini's best films and the topic of meaningful discussions among art film students every where. 124m/C VHS, DVD . IT Magali Noel, Bruno Zanin, Pupella Maggio, Armando Brancia; D: Federico Fellini; W: Federico Fellini, Tonino Guerra; C: Giuseppe Rotunno; M: Nino Rota. Oscars '74: Foreign Film; N.Y. Film Critics '74: Director (Fellini), Film.