"La Dolce Vita (1960)" Movie Review Essay & Film Analysis

«Your trouble is that you have too much money»
«The Sweet Life" - a philosophical parable about the Italian society undergoing "economic miracle" after years of poverty .
Press, the bourgeoisie, aristocrats, intellectuals, bohemians - combining data en masse human direction "high society", we get careless, and empty life, which reigns loneliness, alienation, separation of people. This life is sweet for them, but it is ridiculous, and in some cases, to be honest, even envious us
Marcello Rubini -. Way to exchange talent for cheap sensation journalist. Marcello lulled his conscience. He is full of ambition, ready to resort to any means to achieve their goals. Marcello looks nervous and restless. His face ambiguous and artful expression. Fellini Mastroianni asked before shooting to lose ten kilograms of weight. Mastroianni've added the black eyebrows, face powder, yellowish powder, wearing a black suit and tie. All these tricks give the hero vague, sickly look. And it is not only the appearance of talking about it. Marcello often mixed with the crowd. Mingling with the elite Roubini, becoming one of the silhouettes of the general background of callousness, which represents the totality of these people
largely "Sweet Life" has acquired sophisticated artistry thanks to refined and sexy main character -. Marcello, in deep performance Marcello Mastroianni. He's so graceful and charismatic in this role, which does not allow the viewer to lose sight of literally every delaying cigarettes, which, incidentally, makes it a special grace, almost like Liam Neeson in "Schindler's List." His languid eyes, always well-groomed hair, dark glasses and hard walk once again gave him the image of the beholder, which is lightning fast sweeps through high society, in the end becoming a pawn.
air, slightly playful music of Nino Rota doubles impression that sought to bring Fellini to viewers. Fellini said to his favorite composer, that there is something in the fine baroque plan of the film, "Byzantine." And the theme song is to generate understanding of the rich and at the same time pitiful, slowly wandering caravan or on a lush, and at the same time, impoverished, rocking on the waves of the ship.
And it is true, this is the promise of a certain teasing over the "cream society. " Fellini makes fun of people "one day" is constantly hungry for the spotlight and the footlights, brilliance, to which they are accustomed, and which will be very difficult to leave. "The cream of society" are used to merely accustomed to gratify themselves expensive drinks, theater, promiscuity and other foolishness. And Fellini scoffs at this peculiar way: the film looks very nice, gentle, bright. As correctly noted by the director Pier Paolo Pasolini: "In the film, there is no character that would be worthy of sympathy or sad; all beautiful, all nice, even if the die is cast; each have enough energy and strength to hold in life, even if you heard the heavy tread of death. I have never seen a film where all the characters have been so imbued with the joy of being. Even catastrophic, tragic moments presented juicy, full-blooded, as a spectacle, and not as a problem. " Here it is -. Sarcasm Fellini
ambitious people seeking to climb the pedestal and taste the finest piece of sweet cake that life frustrated quickly. Well, or they very quickly get bored, because turning into empty beings, they want something more, not realizing that you can be satisfied and this provision. It is only the only explanation - money. Money that can spoil anyone. Recall, for example, Dickens, where he reflects on his childhood, when he, while still a boy, he loved for a long time to stare at the shop window, where they were laid out sets of chocolates of different shapes and fillings. Boy enthusiastically came every day and watched as they dismantle the happy parents with children. Now, when he became a great writer and can afford to buy out the whole store - lost that feeling. Now he feels some havoc. Therefore Fellini centralizes and focuses its attention on money. From the outset, Marcello says the phrase I gladly raised epigraph of this recall. Chekhov has also a great story "The Grasshopper", vaguely reminiscent of the subtext "Dolce Vita»
composition of the film -. Thick glossy magazine. This convinces me that the product is a chain of short stories. However, black and white magazine, because Fellini hides beneath it a deep thought, he analyzes at least the duration of the film all the callousness of "high society" - in this somehow, just, and helps Fellini's black-and-white style of
And one of the last scenes where Nadia, after successful. divorce with the notorious husband arranges striptease in front of the questionable content of the company in general is similar to the mass scenes from the movie "freaks" (1932) where Browning shows us the "freak show". And let the good looks with the "freaks" Fellini's fine, but mentally and morally, they have long been degraded and turned into monsters
"Sweet Life" -. The product was master of the whole milestone of Italian life. Critics are calling it the cornerstone of cultural and artistic imagination of the twentieth century.
But after the release of the film caused a great scandal, was persecuted by the censorship of the church. In Federico even spit. In cathedrals preachers urged to pray for the "salvation of the soul that sinned publicly Federico Fellini". Some offered to burn the negatives to take from the director passport. But we're working on them just laugh maliciously, because "Sweet Life" enjoyed tremendous audience success. Moreover, he gathered a rich harvest of prizes. Fellini's masterpiece has had a significant impact on the directors of different countries
«Sweet Life." - surprisingly harmonious timeless work of art. The film is doomed to immortal relevance, especially now that our "glamorous era».
greatness of the film, the size of its superiority arouse admiration. Certainly, "La Dolce Vita" is one of the largest gold bullion fund global film industry.

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