Juliet of the Spirits

Giulietta degli spiriti, feature film, fantazija, humorous drama, Italy, France, 1965

DIRECTED BY: Federico Fellini

Juliet of the Spirits

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

Federico Fellini,
Tullio Pinelli,
Ennio Flaiano,
Brunello Rondi

Gianni Di Venanzo

Nino Rota

Ruggero Mastroianni

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'