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Road, The ( strada, La ) (1954) Movie Information

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Overall Rank:

571

Avg. Rating:

3.10/4

# of Ratings:

63

Genres:

Drama

Rating:

NR

Language:

Italian

Theater Date:

09/06/1954

Director:

Federico Fellini

Actors:

Anthony Quinn
Giulietta Masina
Richard Basehart
Aldo Silvani
Marcella Rovere
Livia Venturini

 

 

 

 

Plot Outline:

A free spirited girl is sold by her poor mother to a cruel traveling entertainer.

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4/4 

A whimsical and often magical story that is one of Fellini's more linear and accessible stories. Not only is the warm heart of the story apparent, but the visuals, in typical Fellini fashion, provide striking background imagery.

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The Road (La Strada) review

Gelsomina (Giulietta Masina) travels with ZampanÚ (Anthony Quinn) to earn money. Together they journey and experience various people. Amazing performances especially from Masina coupled with an endearing score. Il Matto (The Fool) provided some laughable moments who meets his fate the last time he meets ZampanÚ. Simple yet striking screenplay with a sample lines: "For if its useless, everything is useless. So are the stars!" - The Fool. More of an emotional drama that have no direct or structured plot, which lets the viewer wait what happens to the leads. La Strada shows several metaphors such as the nuns (religion), The Fool (humor and realization that everything has a use), ZampanÚ (greed/selfish desires/loneliness/physically strong yet morally weak) and Gelsomina (a talent never...

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3/4 

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