Italian filmmaker Federico Fellini
is one of the most celebrated and influential figures in the history of cinema. Steeped in the Italian neo-realist movement of the 1940s and 1950s, Fellini went on to help rewrite the visual style and cinematic grammar of cinema with such universally beloved pictures as 8 1/2
, La Dolce Vita
, and many more that he wrote but did not direct.
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Although Fellini passed away in 1993, his work continues to be felt by audiences and filmmakers around the globe. His legacy is forever cemented in the annals of all-time great moviemakers that helped shape the way movies are made and received.