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The Things They Say 24720

23rd March 2012

"I loved him. He loved me. He used to direct me while sitting on my knee." Donald Sutherland had an unusual relationship with late Italian director Federico Fellini while working on their 1976 movie Fellini's...

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Donald Sutherland Hated Christie Sex Scene

22nd March 2012

Donald Sutherland had ''the worst'' time shooting a sex scene with Julie Christie.The 78-year-old actor was incredibly uncomfortable working on the intimate moment for 1973 movie 'Don't Look Now' because it was done in such...

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La Dolce Vita Star Pleading Poverty To Fellini's Estate Executors

27th December 2011

A representative for ailing veteran actress Anita Ekberg has appealed for financial help from the estate executors in charge of her La Dolce Vita director Federico Fellini's fortune.The Swedish-born star, a former model, is wheelchair-bound...

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Classic Films To Debut On Hulu Plus

16th February 2011

Some of the greatest films ever produced will now become available for streaming on Hulu Plus, the $7.99-per-month subscription service launched last year by Hulu, the company owned jointly by Disney/ABC, Comcast/NBC Universal, News Corp./Fox,...

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Giada De Laurentiis Legendary Grandfather Dino Dies Aged 91

11th November 2010

GIADA DE LAURENTIIS' legendary grandfather DINO DE LAURENTIIS has died aged 91. The Hollywood producer, most famous for working on the 1976 movie 'King Kong', passed away in Los Angeles where he lived with his...

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Greer Opens Up About Fellini Affair

12th April 2010

Famed feminist writer GERMAINE GREER once enjoyed an affair with legendary Italian moviemaker FEDERICO FELLINI.The Female Eunuch author claims to have struck up a romance with La Dolce Vita director after he invited her to...

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Porn Boss Wins In La Dolce Vita Case

5th April 2010

The alleged copyright holder of FEDERICO FELLINI's 1960 classic LA DOLCE VITA has lost a legal challenge against the director/star of a gay film of the same name.Bosses at International Media Films (IMF) took adult...

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King Of The Paparazzi Dead At 80

9th February 2010

The celebrity snapper who reportedly inspired the character Paparazzo in FEDERICO FELLINI's movie masterpiece LA DOLCE VITA has died.Felice Quinto, who was dubbed the 'king of the paparazzi' was 80 when he died in Maryland...

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Police Seize La Dolce Vita Cafe For Mafia Ties

22nd July 2009

The Italian cafe made famous in FEDERICO FELLINI's classic film LA DOLCE VITA has been seized by police investigating mafia ties.Authorities in Rome police have taken control of $284 million (GBP189.3 million) in assets and...

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Fascinating Fact 6375

17th November 2008

More than 100 sketches reproduced from late legendary director FEDERICO FELLINI's personal journals will be displayed in Los Angeles in a new show entitled Fellini Oniricon, opening next year (24Jan09)....

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Day-lewis In Talks To Star In Chicago Director's Musical

15th May 2008

Daniel Day-Lewis is in discussions to star in new musical Nine, from Chicago director Rob Marshall, reports claim.According to Variety, the There Will Be Blood star is currently in negotiations with the Weinstein Company to...

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More Oscar Winners For Nine?

4th April 2008

Oscar-winners NICOLE KIDMAN and JUDI DENCH have reportedly signed up to star in the upcoming film NINE.Directed by ROB MARSHALL, NINE is an adaptation of the Tony award-winning Broadway musical, which in turn was based...

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Film Legend Ingmar Bergman Dead At 89

30th July 2007

Ingmar Bergman, one of the world's most influential -- and revered -- directors of the century died today (Monday) on Faro Island, Sweden at the age of 89. The cause of death was not immediately...

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Producer Carlo Ponti Dead At 94

10th January 2007

Legendary Italian film producer Carlo Ponti, whose films included Federico Fellini's La Strada, David Lean's Dr. Zhivago, and Michelangelo Antonioni's Blowup, has died in Geneva, Switzerland at the age of 94. His wife, actress Sofia...

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Rossellini Remembers Her Father In Memoirs

13th February 2006

ISABELLA ROSSELLINI has a special gift for her late father ROBERTO ROSSELLINI's 100th birthday in May (08MAY06) - she has written a book in his honour. The BLUE VELVET star launched IN THE NAME OF...

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Cinematographer Delli Colli Dies

19th August 2005

Acclaimed Italian cinematographer TONINO DELLI COLLI was found dead in his Rome apartment on Wednesday (17AUG05). He was 81. Delli Colli worked on more than 130 movies, including THE GOOD THE BAD AND THE...

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Italian Director Lattuada Dies

4th July 2005

Acclaimed Italian film-maker ALBERTO LATTUADA died yesterday (03JUL05) at his country home near Rome. He was 90. Lattuada directed over 30 films in a career spanning 40 years after he abandoned studying architecture in...

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Movie Mogul Ghia Dies In Rome

13th June 2005

Italian movie mogul FERNANDO GHIA has lost his battle with cancer and died in Rome, Italy. He was 69. The former actor and agent is known internationally for bringing epic movie THE MISSION to...

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Actress Laura Betti Dies

2nd August 2004

Italian actress LAURA BETTI died on Saturday (31JUL04). She was 70. Betti was a close friend of the late director PIER PAOLO PASOLINI, who cast her in several of his films, notably THE CANTERBURY...

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Nico's Life Told On The Big Screen

27th May 2004

ANDY WARHOL muse and one-time VELVET UNDERGROUND star NICO is to have her amazing life turned into a new movie. Scottish director DAVID MACKENZIE, who created a storm of controversy with his NC-17-rated YOUNG...

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Fellini Honoured 10 Years After Death

29th July 2003

Legendary Italian director FEDERICO FELLINI will have the 10th anniversary of his death marked by a series of concerts and exhibitions. The award-winning JULIET OF THE SPIRITS director died of a heart attack on...

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