Fellini’s Roma – 1972 Fellini

Oddly enough, I think the combination of the omniscient voice over, the lack of plot, the fact that fellini is in it (playing a director giving an interview talking about the movie), the shots of rome, etc- added up to some critics thinking this was some sort of pseudo-documentary- which is it definitely not. There are, however, some gorgeous travelogue shots of rome that act as transitions between the vignettes The film is a series of vignettes- I counted 6: The dining on the street- fantastic Highway in the rain- god awful- I don’t understand this at all- seems