LOVE IN THE CITY: MATRIMONIAL AGENCY (Federico Fellini, 1953)

In 1953 Cesare Zavattini produced L’amore in città, which comprises six short films, each by a different filmmaker, in one instance, two filmmakers, one of them Zavattini, who also contributed to the scripts of all but one of the films. The “city” is contemporary Rome.      Federico Fellini made his heartaching “Agenzia matrimoniale” between his first […]

VARIETY LIGHTS (Alberto Lattuada, Federico Fellini, 1950)

Since he is credited first and his wife, Carla Del Poggio, co-stars, we may assume that Alberto Lattuada is the co-director of Luci del varietà who counts more heavily; but, since the hectic atmosphere surrounding the vaudeville troupe resembles that of a circus (Fellini came up with the story from which he, Lattuada, Tullio Pinelli […]