In Search of Fellini

2017 • 103 minutes
4.1
8 reviews
89%
Tomatometer
Eligible
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Lucy, a small-town girl from Ohio, has been shielded from all the bad in the world by her mother Clair, including Clair’s own terminal illness. Claire’s no-BS sister urges Claire to break her silence before it’s too late. Lucy, aware that something is up, goes to Cleveland for an ill-fated job interview. She stumbles upon a festival of Oscar-winning Federico Fellini’s films and is instantly swept away. The cleverly enigmatic tragicomedy leaves Lucy aching for answers. In a burst of courage, she leaves home to find the filmmaker and unlock his mysterious enigma and her own. What follows is a strange and spectacular journey through the romantic dreamscapes of Italy, as she encounters characters, fantasies and nightmares from Fellini’s films. Her journey, counterpoints Claire’s gradual decline into death. Apart but connected, they fulfill both of their dreams as truth and fiction intertwine into the ultimate Felliniesque journey.
4.1
8 reviews
Hana Jo Buss
February 3, 2018
This is a great movie and the story's meaning is up to the watcher. I find that the story focuses on the actions and the feelings rather than the dialogue, leaving room for interpretation.
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Andy Contreras
December 23, 2017
You have to watch it.
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