Juliet of the Spirits

Giulietta degli spiriti, feature film, 1965

DIRECTED BY: Federico Fellini

Juliet of the Spirits

CAST:
Giulietta Masina (Giulietta Boldrini),
Sandra Milo (Suzy / Iris / Fanny),
Mario Pisu (Giorgio,
Giuliettin suprug),
Valentina Cortese (Valentina),
Valeska Gert (Pijma)

SCRIPT:
Federico Fellini,
Tullio Pinelli,
Ennio Flaiano,
Brunello Rondi

PHOTOGRAPHY:
Gianni Di Venanzo

Synopsis:
This is Fellini’s first film in color and it tells the story of a middle-aged housewife played by his wife the actress Giulietta Masina. At first sight Giulietta has everything: a husband, house by the sea and financial security, she is unhappy. Her mother and sisters overshadow her and her husband neglects her and cheats on her. A little bit naďve and devastated, she decides to visit a clairvoyant who tells her that she will find happiness in prostitution.

color, 137 min