Fellini Satyricon ★★★ Satyricon 1969 (R)
Fellini's famous, garish, indulgent pastiche vision of ancient Rome, based on the novel “Satyricon” by Petronius, follows the adventures of two young men through the decadences of Nero's reign. Actually an exposition on the excesses of the 1960s, with the actors having little to do other than look good and react to any number of sexual situations. Crammed with excesses of every variety. In Italian with English subtitles. 129m/C VHS, DVD . IT FR Martin Potter, Capucine, Hiram Keller, Salvo Randone, Max Born, Alain Cuny; D: Federico Fellini; W: Federico Fellini, Barnardino Zapponi; C: Giuseppe Rotunno; M: Nino Rota.