Play Dates




November 17    Astoria, NY    MUSEUM OF THE MOVING IMAGE
Rialto Pictures 20th Anniversary Screening
Rialto trailer presentation by Bruce Goldstein preceding screening

Nights of Cabiria Play Dates

About

Italy/France, 1957
Director: Federico Fellini
Producer: Dino De Laurentiis
Cast: Giulietta Masina, François Périer, Amedeo Nazzari
Screenwriter: Federico Fellini, Ennio Flaiano, Tullio Pinelli, Pier Paolo Pasolini
Cinematography: Aldo Tonti
Music: Nino Rota
Song "Lla Ri Lla Ra" by Rota & Bonagura
Genre: Drama
Black & White
Aspect Ratio
: 1.33:1
Language: Italian with English subtitles
Running Time: 117 minutes

Synopsis:
Tough Roman streetwalker "Cabiria" (Giulietta Masina) is hypnotized at a cheap variety show by a magician and the innocent dreams of adolescence pour out in a series of episodes.

Awards and Recognition:
Best Foreign Film (Academy Awards, 1957)
Grand Prize (Italian Critics' Awards, 1957)
Best Actress (Cannes Film Festival, 1957)
Best Supporting Actress (Italian Oscars, 1958)
Nastro D'Argento - Silver Ribbon (Italian Oscars, 1958)
Audience Favorite (Seattle Film Festival, 1998)

Reviews and Quotes 2

"FELLINI'S FINEST FILM!"
— Pauline Kael

"IMPECCABLY RESTORED! One cannot describe the emotions that flicker across Masina's face!"
— J. Hoberman

"MASTERPIECE! FUNNY AND HEARTBREAKING!"
— Dennis Dermody, Paper

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