Amarcord (1972,Federico Fellini)

you can watch the movie here



Federico Fellini is known for his distinct style that blends fantasy and baroque [4] images, he is considered one of the most influential filmmakers of the 20th century, and is widely revered. In this film he touches about a teenager’s lustful adventure.

AMARCORD means “I remember.”

Amacord is a nostalgic comedy-drama about growing up of Ferderico Fellini. Federico Fellini takes us back to his youth in this rich and bawdy evocation of small town life. Inventively structured, the film is a patchwork of eccentric episodes and characters, at the centre of which is Titta (Bruno Zanin), a teenage boy going through the lustful misadventures of puberty.

Amarcord is the look into the world of my memory,” Fellini recounted in his autobiography I, Fellini.[7]

The film is a reminisce of the past, a combinations of fantasy, a young kid’s lust and dreams.



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In this four separate scenes, Federico Fellini clearly is trying to evoke a sense of lust in the corrupted mind of youth.The first scene is the pastor questioning them if they touched themselves, the second scene is the young youths throwing the snow balls towards Gradisca butt. The third scene that shows lust is when Titta go close to Gradisca in the movie.The fourth scene that show lust is *content advisory is the part where Titta approach a shop owner, which is a Tobacconist to ask for a cigarette. Their conversation continues and Titta lifted the lady and in turn it arouses the lady.


Content Warning: The following pictures contains scenes that some viewers may find disturbing. Viewer discretion is advised.

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This is the new poster i did .


I did this poster using the color scheme of red and black. Red in design terms represent warmth .Red is also the color of passion and lust so it is related to the theme of the film and it represent what Fellini wanted. As for the lips is like a representation of seduction together with that sexy pose it sums up the movies to me .

Author :Chew Keng Hao , A aspiring director and director of photography. You can find out more about him via : http://chewkenghao.wix.com/kenghao

References :

  1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amarcord
  2. http://www.criterion.com/explore/20-federico-fellini
  3. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7jIXWbL-psQ
  4. http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/baroque?s=t
  5. http://thecriterioneclipse.blogspot.sg/2009/09/amarcord.html
  6. http://www.tcm.com/this-month/article/359312%7C0/Amarcord.html

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