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For the Love of Film...

Welcome to my review website. I love movies, and here’s the place I talk about them. You’ll find my ratings, on a scale of zero to five stars, in all of my posts. For each film, I’ve written either a full critique, which is a longer piece; a compact review, which is usually just a paragraph; or a quick take, which is only a sentence or two. I also post articles about the world of cinema on my film blog.

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La Strada [The Road]

La Strada [The Road]

This quirky Italian tale of a simpleminded young woman sold to a wandering carney features arresting performances, but it’s not for everybody.

***½ (out of *****)

©2018 David R. George III


1954 • 1 HOUR, 48 MINUTES
PONTI-DE LAURENTIIS CINEMATOGRAFICA

STARRING
ANTHONY QUINN, GIULIETTA MASINA, RICHARD BASEHART

ALSO STARRING
ALDO SILVANI, MARCELLA ROVERE, LIVIA VENTURINI

WRITTEN BY
FEDERICO FELLINI & TULLIO PINELLI (STORY & SCREENPLAY)
ENNIO FLAIANO (SCREENPLAY COLLABORATOR)
TULLIO PINELLI (DIALOGUE)

DIRECTED BY
• FEDERICO FELLINI

1956 ACADEMY AWARDS (1)
• BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM: ITALY

ADDITIONAL 1956 ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATIONS (1)
• BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY (LOS
T TO LE BALLON ROUGE)

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