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FEDERICO FELLINI a p VAN Td oe EDITED BY a BERT CARDULLO www.upress.state.ms.us The University Press of Mississippi is a member of the Association of American University Presses. Copyright © 2006 by University Press of Mississippi All rights reserved Manufactured in the United States of America First edition 2006 s Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Federico Fellini : interviews / edited by Bert Cardullo. p. cm. — (Conversations with filmmakers series) Includes index. ISBN-13: 978-1-57806-884-5 (cloth : alk. paper) ISBN-10: 1-57806-884-3 (cloth : alk. paper) ISBN-13: 978-1-57806-885-2 (pbk. : alk. paper) ISBN-10: 1-57806-885-1 (pbk. : alk. paper) 1. Fellini, Federico—Interviews. 2. Motion picture producers and directors—Italy—Interviews. I. Cardullo, Bert. IL. Series. PN1998.3.F45A3 2006 791.4302'33092—dc22 2006001028 British Library Cataloging-in-Publication Data available CONTENTS 1 . a Chronology xix Filmography xxv An Interview with Federico Fellini 3 GEORGE BLUESTONE The Road Beyond Neorealism: An Interview with Federico Fellini 9 SIDED Federico Fellini: An Interview _17 ENZO PERI Interview with Federico Fellini_ 23 GIDEON BACHMANN Playboy Interview: Federico Fellini 35 elaysoy “I Was Born for the Cinema”: A Conversation with Federico Fellini_54 RVING R, LEVINE AME R ILKE