Intervista (1984)

Federico Fellini and Gianfranco Angelucci wrote this masterful send-up of filmmaker documentaries, a dazzling combination of satire, surrealism, and nostalgia. A Japanese-television crew shows up to interview Fellini as he attempts to film… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1984
DVD Release Date: April 26, 2005
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Critic Score: 73% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Glenn Abel
Hollywood Reporter

Federico Fellini broke through all the walls he could find in 1987's delightfully jumbled Intervista. The maestro created a film about a film about a film.

TV Guide

An enjoyable, lightweight entertainment, filled with the usual Felliniesque characters, faces, and situations.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Fascinating and messy as only Fellini can be.

Vincent Canby
New York Times

In its own seemingly off-hand manner, it's a grandly cosmic joke.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

A lovely, rather restful piece of nostalgia.

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John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews

shouldn't be your first foray into Fellini material, or else it will come off as one dizzy surrealistic trip

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

It would not be of much interest, I imagine, to anyone who was not familiar with Fellini's earlier films.

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Chris Hicks
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

Federico Fellini's latest work is an oddly unaffecting look at moviemaking and the director's own youth, a sort of 8 1/2 meets Amarcord but without the resonance of either.

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Christopher Null

Makes Fellini look like a pompous ***

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Flixster Audience Score: 71% Flixster User Reviews
Arash Xak
My first Fellini was really disappointing, Maybe it wasn't a good choice to watch this before his other movies
Eric Broome
It's a shame "Intervista" wasn't Federico Fellini's last film, because it would have been a perfect farewell. Mostly autobiographical,… More