City of Women

City of Women

Director: Federico Fellini Cast: Marcello Mastroianni, Anna Prucnal, Bernice Stegers

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Overview

In this dream-sequence film, renowned Italian director Federico Fellini expounds at length on the nature, complexities, attitudes, and hang-ups of women and how this all relates to men "hunting" sexual conquests. Snaporaz (Marcello Mastroianni) is traveling in a compartment on a train when he lapses into sleep and dreams the ensuing story. He follows a woman off the train and through a field and then loses her. Soon, as a representative of the male sex in general he finds himself in a hotel, among myriad women attending a feminist conference. Surreal episodes take him through a villa with his alter-ego Dr. Katzone (Ettore Manni, who died during filming) and references to his sexual exploits. Reunited with his former wife for a moment, he starts another sequence which reviews his past.

Product Details

Release Date: 05/31/2016
UPC: 0741952806899
Original Release: 1980
Source: Cohen Media Group
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Time: 2:19:00
Sales rank: 37,518

Special Features

30 minute documentary on the film; 20 minute interview with production desogner Dante Ferretti; 10 minute interview with filmmaker Tinito Brass ; Original Italian trailer; Original French trailer; 2015 re-release trailer

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Marcello Mastroianni Snaporaz
Anna Prucnal Elena
Bernice Stegers Woman on train
Donatella Damiani Feminist on Roller Skates
Jole Silvani Motorcyclist
Ettore Manni Dr. Xavier Zuberkock
Brigitte Petronio Blonde Motorcyclist
Loredana Solfizi Feminist in Black
Fiammetta Baralla Onlio
Gabriella Giorgetti Fishwoman of San Leo
Dominique Labourier Feminist
Alessandra Panelli Housewife in Skit
Sara Tafuri Other Dancing Girl
Carla Terlizzi Dr. Zuberkock's Conquest
Katren Gebelein Enderbreith Small
Maite Nahyr Actor

Technical Credits
Federico Fellini Director,Screenwriter
Luis Enriquez Bacalov Score Composer
Leonetta Bentivoglio Choreography
Daniel Toscan du Plantier Producer
Dante Ferretti Art Director,Production Designer
Ruggero Mastroianni Editor
Gabriella Pescucci Costumes/Costume Designer
Brunello Rondi Consultant/advisor,Screenwriter
Franco Rossellini Producer
Renzo Rossellini Producer
Giuseppe Rotunno Cinematographer
Bernardino Zapponi Screenwriter

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- City of Women
1. Opening Titles [11:23]
2. A Different World [11:14]
3. A New Balance [10:16]
4. The Maternal Instinct [9:28]
5. A Prisoner Of Desire [8:56]
6. Rebellion Or Revolution? [9:53]
7. The Shrine Of Masculinity [13:53]
8. The Celebration [9:13]
9. The Ugly Truth [9:55]
10. Complicated Relationships [12:13]
11. Down Memory Lane [11:06]
12. Accountability [8:51]
13. How Does This End? [10:37]
14. A Pleasant Dream/End Credits [2:29]

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