My Old Addiction

Ginger And Fred

BB.5

(out of 5)


Fellini reunites with two icons who were instrumental in his emergence as a noted figure of cinema,  (also Mrs. Fellini) and .  They play a once-famous dancing team who in their youth modeled themselves after Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire and thrilled generations of Italian stage and screen audiences. Now, after years of estrangement, they’ve agreed to be reunited for the first time in decades on a highly publicized television program. Fellini tries to be nostalgic as he laments the corrosion of modern media having become overwhelmingly commercial, but the overall effect of the piece is disappointingly bitter. Like And The Ship Sails On, this one’s political messages hit you over the head in the most obvious manner, but here the tone is didactic and the production design is, atypical for Fellini, ragged and unattractive.


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Italy/France/West Germany, 1986

Directed by

Story by Federico Fellini, , Screenplay by Federico Fellini, Tonino Guerra,

Cinematography by ,

Produced by

Music by

Production Design by

Costume Design by

Film Editing by , ,

Golden Globe Awards 1986

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