Felliniesque


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Felliniesque

(fəˈliːnɪˌɛsk)
adj
(Film) referring to or reminiscent of the films of Federico Fellini
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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.
This wispy Felliniesque proxy stands in for the observer but is so wildly out of sync with the devotional rigor of the rest of the plan that one is left to wonder how Scarpa imagined the body of the viewer in relation to these scrupulously articulated correspondences among objects, planes, patina, scale, color, and pose.
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
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.
There are further elements in the film that hover between existence and projection: in a car journey made by the Picciafuoco family, they pass the Vatican, and see a Felliniesque cortege of nuns and priests in full regalia who are wheeling invalids; this is followed by an apparition of a man dressed as Christ striding with his cross through a piazza.
The show opens with him in bed and angels circling above while a Felliniesque crowd dashes across the theater-in-the-round.
Evaluation: Approaches the Felliniesque but without any charm or finesse.