Intervista (1987)

Intervista (1987)

Taglines: Behind the scenes at Cinecittà through the eyes of Fellini.

Cinecitta, the huge movie studio outside Rome, is 50 years old and Fellini is interviewed by a Japanese TV crew about the films he has made there over the years as he begins production on his latest film. A young actor portrays Fellini arriving at Cinecitta the first time by trolley to interview a star. Marcello Mastroianni dressed as Mandrake the Magician floats by a window and Fellini followed by TV crew takes him to Anita Ekberg’s villa where the Trevi fountain scene from Dolce vita, La (1960) is shown on a sheet that appears and disappears as if by magic.

Intervista (English: Interview) is a 1987 Italian film directed by Federico Fellini. Interviewed by a Japanese TV crew for a news report on his latest film, Fellini takes the viewer behind the scenes at Cinecittà. A nighttime set is prepared for a sequence that Fellini defines as “the prisoner’s dream” in which his hands grope for a way out of a dark tunnel. . Starring are Anita Ekberg, Marcello Mastroianni, Federico Fellini, Sergio Rubini, Antonella Ponziani, Maurizio Mein, Paola Liguori, Lara Wendel and Nadia Ottaviani.

Intervista (1987)

Intervista Movie Poster (1987)

Intervista (1987)

Directed by: Federico Fellini
Starring: Anita Ekberg, Marcello Mastroianni, Federico Fellini, Sergio Rubini, Antonella Ponziani, Maurizio Mein, Paola Liguori, Lara Wendel, Nadia Ottaviani
Screenplay by: Federico Fellini, Gianfranco Angelucci
Production Design by: Danilo Donati
Cinematography by: Tonino Delli Colli
Film Editing by: Nino Baragli
Costume Design by: Danilo Donati
Music by: Nicola Piovani
Distributed by: Castle Hill Productions Inc.
Release Date: September 28, 1987 (Italy)