Amarcord (1973)
January 29, 2020 12:20 PM - Subscribe

If ever there was a movie made entirely out of nostalgia and joy, by a filmmaker at the heedless height of his powers, that movie is Federico Fellini’s “Amarcord.” The title means “I remember” in the dialect of Rimini, the seaside town of his youth, but these are memories of memories, transformed by affection and fantasy and much improved in the telling. Here he gathers the legends of his youth, where all of the characters are at once larger and smaller than life -- flamboyant players on their own stages.
posted by growabrain (4 comments total) 3 users marked this as a favorite
 
You can watch the full movie on Dailymotion
posted by growabrain at 12:21 PM on January 29, 2020 [1 favorite]


Oh memories, is this the one with the really cool treehouse?
posted by sammyo at 6:48 PM on January 29, 2020


Sammyo, I think it was Juliet of the spirits
posted by growabrain at 9:05 AM on January 30, 2020 [1 favorite]


I love Amarcord so much. It's one of my great influences that I wish I'd been influenced by even sooner.
posted by sonascope at 9:51 AM on January 30, 2020


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