Federico Fellini was an acclaimed Italian filmmaker and screenwriter. He started his career as a columnist and was soon hired by a famous actor to write scripts for his comic performances. This helped him get closer to the film fraternity and he co-wrote the screenplay for ‘Rome, Open City’ which got him his first Oscar nomination. He further moved on to become an assistant director and even co-produced a movie which couldn’t gain much success. His reputation as a director was restored with his movie ‘I Vitelloni’ which won the ‘Venice Film Festival Silver Lion Award’ and an Oscar nomination. He further wrote and directed many award-winning movies but his most notable movie was ‘8½’. His movie ‘La Strada’ (The Road) was critically appreciated. His prominence as a director has got him many awards including four ‘Academy Awards’ and multiple ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’. Federico Fellini has influenced the masses and society with his thoughts and work. His life, work and sayings have become important source of quotes. The below collection of Federico Fellini’s most famous quotes have been excerpted from his writings, films, screenplays and thoughts. We bring to you a collection of sayings and quotes by Federico Fellini.
Georgian film is a completely unique phenomenon, vivid, philosophically inspiring, very wise, childlike. There is everything that can make me cry and I ought to say that it (my crying) is not an easy thing.
Going to the cinema is like returning to the womb; you sit there still and meditative in the darkness, waiting for life to appear on the screen. One should go to the cinema with the innocence of a fetus