Federico Fellini Quotes


21 Federico Fellini quotes:



"Censorship is advertising paid by the government."
"Even if I set out to make a film about a fillet of sole, it would be about me."
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"All art is autobiographical. The pearl is the oyster's autobiography."
"Talking about dreams is like talking about movies, since the cinema uses the language of dreams; years can pass in a second and you can hop from one place to another. Its a language made of image. And in the real cinema, every object and every light means something, as in a dream."
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"A different language is a different vision of life."
"A created thing is never invented and it is never true: it is always and ever itself."
"I don't believe in total freedom for the artist. Left on his own, free to do anything he likes, the artist ends up doing nothing at all. If there's one thing that's dangerous for an artist, it's precisely this question of total freedom, waiting for inspiration and the rest of it."
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"It's easier to be faithful to a restaurant than it is to a woman."
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"THe artist is the medium between his fantasies and the rest of the world."
"Money is everywhere but so is poetry. What we lack are the poets."
"A good opening and a good ending make for a good film provide they come close together."
"There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the passion of life."
"You exist only in what you do."
"It is only when I am doing my work that I feel truly alive."
"Experience is what you get while looking for something else."
"God may not play dice but he enjoys a good round of Trivial Pursuit every now and again."
"Nietzsche claimed that his genius was in his nostrils and I think that is a very excellent place for it to be."
"Realism is a bad word. In a sense everything is realistic. I see no line between the imaginary and the real."
"No critic writing about a film could say more than the film itself, although they do their best to make us think the oppposite."
"Hype is the awkward and desperate attempt to convince journalists that what you've made is worth the misery of having to review it."



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