The Mature Auteur La dolce vita and a New Subjective Film Narrative

Satyricon Fellini Banquet Scene

With the unprecedented international success of La dolce vita, Fellini departed in a number of fundamental ways from the aesthetic and thematic preoccupations that had earned him the coveted title of auteur from international critics. Whereas his cinema first emerged in his trilogy of character from a dialectical relationship with neorealist cinema, a style of filmmaking in which Fellini's career began as a scriptwriter, the evolution of Fellini's film language in La dolce vita and afterward -...