Caption: Still of Federico Fellini in Roma (1972)
Writer, Director, Assistant Director
Born: January 20, 1920
Star sign: Aquarius
Height: 6' (1.83 m)
Known for: 8½ (1963), La Dolce Vita (1960), Amarcord (1973), The Nights of Cabiria (1957)
The women who both attracted and frightened him and an Italy dominated in his youth by Mussolini and Pope Pius XII - inspired the dreams that Fellini started recording in notebooks in the 1960s. Life and dreams were raw material for his films. His native Rimini and characters like Saraghina (the devil herself said the priests who ran his school) -...