La Dolce Vita, 1960

Released in Australia: DVD + Blu-ray

La Dolce Vita is a 1960s Italian Italian/English/French/German-language comedy drama film; about a tabloid journalist, often accompanied by paparazzi photographers, reporting on news in Rome (including the arrival of a foreign actress and a reported apparition of the Madonna/Virgin Mary); he has several lovers, goes to a cha-cha nightclub and attends decadent parties in the castles and beach houses of intellectuals and aristocrats

Shockadelic rating: Recommended

Contributors: Federico Fellini, Giuseppe Amato, Angelo Rizzoli, Ennio Flaiano, Tullio Pinelli, Brunello Rondi, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Marcello Mastroianni, Anita Ekberg, Anouk Aimee, Yvonne Furneaux, Magali Noël, Alain Cuny, Nadia Gray, Nino Rota