Felliniesque


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Felliniesque

(fəˈliːnɪˌɛsk)
adj
(Film) referring to or reminiscent of the films of Federico Fellini
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The character acquires in the movie the dimension of a Felliniesque figure that lives off the praise of beauty".
It is Felliniesque to a fault, so much so, in fact, that Fellini can be charged by his detractors with having become his own most slavish imitator (Sarris, May 23 1974: 93).
The film is addictive, however, as Sorrentino ups the ante of startling visuals in each scene: fire-fighters by the poolside, a Felliniesque Miss Universe appearance, a nocturnal dream-scene of Venice drowning in water, and (my favorite) the weary conductor leading an orchestra of cows and birds in lieu of human musicians.
Near the end of the film Thomas comes upon the same Felliniesque group of young people that began the film scouring the London business district in a jeep, suggesting a post apocalyptic urban world.
Chalmers also turns the natural world on its end with her Felliniesque touches to a series of diorama constructions, using clay and mixed media.
Sultan roared, holding out his arms as if to embrace a giantess of Felliniesque proportions, "I like
Central to this tragedy is "eternal" corruption and Herzfeld at times seems to take an almost Felliniesque relish in Rome's and Monti's version of it; he titles his first chapter "Sin and the City" and confers on it an almost baroque sleaze.
On the one hand, Fawzi indulges his story with fantastical, Felliniesque quips most evident in the posse of ghosts (including one modeled after Islamic televangelist Amr Khaled) that never leave Youssef's side.
ALGUNOS DICCIONARIOS ACOTAN LA PALABRA FELLINIESQUE PARA REFERIRSE A SITUACIONES SURREALES, ABSURDAS O FANTASTICAS.
Fresh out of NYU film school, Blitstein films what he knows: His tale of a young filmmaker's writer's block gleefully incorporates all manner of antic styles, from Mack Sennett-style double-takes to Felliniesque black-and-white pantomime.
Making its appearance in the off-season days of late September, when the light noticeably changes, the salty-aired season shifts gears, and the Felliniesque swirl of activity down Commercial Street eases up, the P-town festival steals a piece of the fall action, spurred by special weekends that cater to groups ranging from the local animal shelter and Alcoholics Anonymous to leather fetishists and husky bears.
The show opens with him in bed and angels circling above while a Felliniesque crowd dashes across the theater-in-the-round.