La Strada (Federico Fellini, 1954) – 5/5

La Strada (Federico Fellini, 1954) “The theme of Federico Fellini’s spiritual fable is that everyone has a purpose in the universe … Even if one rejects the concepts of this movie, its mood and the details of scenes stay with one; a year or two later, a gesture or a situation suddenly brings it all back.” — Pauline Kael

b/w, Gelsomina is great to just watch, a female Charlie Chaplan, tough road of life they are on, Gelsomina’s joy of life is destroyed by Zampano’s violence only when he destroys someone else (not when he hurts her). She loves him and he cd love her, but destroys them both.

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