FEDERICO FELLINIFederico Fellini, one of the most Celebrated Italian directors of all time, was born in Rimini, January 20, 1920. Ida’s mother is a housewife, His father, Urbano is a sales representative. The childhood of the great director was quiet for a long time shrouded in mystery and made legendary by His Own stories, halfway between fiction and reality: a daring escape to follow the circus clown, a series of wanderings along with the companies of artists and varieties other episodes very impressive, but definitely not very Likely. What is Certain Is that Frederick attended the grammar school in the city since a kid and started working as a caricaturist for the manager of the movie Fulgor, who commissioned the portraits of the most famous actors to hang in the room. In the summer of 1937 Fellini found along with the painter Demos Bonini workshop ‘Phoebus’, where the two perform caricatures for tourists. Meanwhile, he Began to work as a cartoonist for magazines and when, immediately after graduation, he moved to Rome with the excuse to enroll at the University, he Began working steadily for the ‘Marcus Aurelius’. In recent years Fellini Often visits the world of variety and radio and writes screenplays, collaborating with Aldo Fabrizi, Erminio Macario and Marcello Marchesi. In 1943, he meets a young actress Giulietta Masina, who plays ball on the radio, just a character created by Federico, in the comedy ‘The Adventures of Chico and ball’. The two were married in October of the same year and REMAIN together for life. In cinema, meanwhile, Frederick Began to collaborate in the drafting of Numerous screenplays, working with Rossellini, Germs and Lattuada. Just Lattuada With His directorial debut in 1951 with City Lights, a film Reveals That Already some characteristic features of the next production, such as love for vaudeville and the ever-present autobiographical inspiration. In 1952 the Venice Film Festival Fellini presents His first film, The White Sheik, who is unjustly snubbed by audiences and critics alike. But redemption from this failure comes early, even in later year. And always at the Venice Lido, where this time, thanks to The bulls, Frederick won the Golden Lion. With this film, full of childhood memories and whimsical characters in Rimini, Fellini is known and acclaimed abroad, and in 1954 with the road, one of His most tender and poetic, with Giulietta Masina in the role of the unforgettable Gelsomina, comes the first Academy Award. In 1955, The bin repeats in part the atmosphere of The Vitelloni, but in a totally different setting, That of the Roman suburbs. In 1957 Fellini won His second Academy Award with Nights of Cabiria, with Masina still in the lead role. With sweet life (1959), Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival Fellini made His masterpiece, a movie That is completely separate from traditional narrative structures Which tells in no uncertain terms the crisis of values in modern society, and Because of this, you draws heavy criticism of ecclesiastical circles. After the episode The Temptation of Dr. Antonio, Boccaccio ’70 (1962), Fellini realizes 8:30 (1963), one of the greatest Contributions to the renewal of traditional drama, Oscar winner for best foreign film and costumes. This is Followed by Juliet of the Spirits (1965), Fellini Satyricon (1969), The clown, made for television in 1970, and Rome (1972). With Amarcord (1973) Fellini won the fourth Academy Award winner and pays homage to His home town, with an extraordinary journey in the memories and in the provinces of Rimini thirties. More tetra is the atmosphere of Casanova di Federico Fellini (1976) Followed by Prova d’orchestra (1979) and City of Women (1980). In 1983 Fellini directs E la nave va, then builds a bitter polemic against the firm and in Particular the negative role of television, with Ginger and Fred (1985). His latest film is bitter and intense La voce della luna (1990), with Paolo Villaggio and Roberto Benigni. Three years later, October 31, 1993 Federico Fellini died in Rome. A few months before he received His fifth Oscar in Hollywood, this time to His career. In the press room so he responded to Those Who asked what effect did the adjective ‘Fellini’, I know Often used in America: “I had always dreamed of, from large to make the adjective.’m Flattered. The Americans what they mean by ‘Fellini’ I can imagine: opulent, extravagant, dreamlike, bizarre, neurotic, fregnacciaro. Here, fregnacciaro is the right word.”