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R| 1 hr. 45 min.

Plot Summary
This in-depth documentary focuses on revered Italian filmmaker Federico Fellini. In addition to presenting clips from many of Fellini's acclaimed movies, the film features extensive interview footage with the lively and eccentric director, including revelatory conversations recorded in the years before he died. The production also includes interviews with actors who worked with the infamously moody auteur, most notably Roberto Benigni and Donald Sutherland.


Director: Damian Pettigrew

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: First Look

Fellini: I'm a Born Liar (2003)

Release Date: April 2nd, 2003|1 hr. 45 min.

critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( )
  • 50
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Occasionally brilliant, profiting from Fellini's distinct and unmistakable way of looking and seeing. But it goes in circles and wears out its welcome, except for the most hard-core enthusiasts. show more

  • 63
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    This portrait of the fabulist whose images are as haunting as those of Giorgio de Chirico is a disappointment, not to mention a squandered opportunity. show more

  • 63
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    It's the many thoughtful, eloquent interviews with Fellini himself that serve as the heart of the film. show more

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