It feels like every generation has its own “La Saraghina”: La Saraghina in “8½” by Federico Fellini in 1960s, and in “Nine” by Rob Marshall in 2000s. As a matter of fact, I enjoyed both, great moves! Do you happen to see them? If yes, what do you think? So many controversy, especially in a light of the recent one (which is, by the way, based on Arthur Kopit’s book for the 1982 musical of the same name, which was itself suggested by Federico Fellini’s semi-autobiographical film 8½).
Well, not as much classic Fellini, either a masterpiece of European art-house cinema, but there’s a lot going on in this movie that rewards a lengthy attention span… And also City of Women is not as much a study of eroticism as it is one man’s erotic fantasy about the battle between the sexes… Continue reading