The White Sheik

Lo sceicco bianco, feature film, 1952

DIRECTED BY: Federico Fellini

The White Sheik

Alberto Sordi (Fernando Rivoli - Bijeli šeik),
Brunella Bovo (Wanda Giardino Cavalli),
Leopoldo Trieste (Ivan Cavalli),
Giulietta Masina (Cabiria,
Lilia Landi (Felga)

Federico Fellini,
Tullio Pinelli,
Ennio Flaiano,
Michelangelo Antonioni

Arturo Gallea,
Leonida Barboni

A freshly married couple from the provinces arrives in Rome for their honeymoon. The husband does not care about romance and instead awaits a meeting with his uncle from the Vatican who has arranged for them to visit the Pope. Because they arrived too early, the husband decides to take a nap. Meanwhile his wife sneaks outside to meet the White Sheik, hero of a graphic novel that she likes to read.

b/w, 86 min