"At the beginning of World War I, a decadent inmate group of famous opera stars, conductors and princes gathers on an Italian luxury liner and sets out for the
"At the beginning of World War I, a decadent inmate group of famous opera stars, conductors and princes gathers on an Italian luxury liner and sets off for the burial at sea of their immortal diva. Too late, they notice the impending collision with the course of world history in the form of an Austro-Hungarian warship."
Film Museum Potsdam
"Theatrically stylized and operatically exaggerated, as the story demands, Fellini's production never leaves any doubt that everything the viewer sees here is just scenery. The sea is made of foil, the horizon only projected. But the result turns out to be even more beautiful than the real sky or the actual sea."
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Italy, France 1983
126 min. color. DCP. I/e
Directed by Federico Fellini
Screenplay: Federico Fellini, Tonino Guerra
Cinematography: Giuseppe Rotunno
Editing: Ruggero Mastroianni
Music: Gianfranco Plenizio
With: Freddie Jones, Barbara Jefford, Victor Poletti
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