Status: ReleasedIMDb
Release date: 1960-02-05
Run time: 176 minute / 2:56
Revenue: $19,647,000
Director: Federico Fellini
Writers: Federico Fellini, Tullio Pinelli, Ennio Flaiano.
Production Companies: Riama Film, Cinecittà, Pathé Consortium Cinéma
Production Countries: France, Italy

La Dolce Vita

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Categories: Comedy, Drama
Journalist and man-about-town Marcello struggles to find his place in the world, torn between the allure of Rome's elite social scene and the stifling domesticity offered by his girlfriend, all the while searching for a way to become a serious writer.


Marcello Mastroianni
as Marcello Rubini
Anita Ekberg
as Sylvia
Anouk Aimée
as Maddalena
Yvonne Furneaux
as Emma
Magali Noël
as Fanny
Alain Cuny
as Steiner
Annibale Ninchi
as Marcello's father
Walter Santesso
as Paparazzo
Valeria Ciangottini
as Paola
Riccardo Garrone
as Riccardo
Ida Galli
as Debutante of the year
Audrey McDonald
as Jane
as Pagliaccio
Alain Dijon
as Frankie Stout
Mino Doro
as Lover of Nadia
Giulio Girola
as Police commissioner
Laura Betti
as Laura
as Nico
Carlo Musto
as Transvestite
Enzo Cerusico
as Photographer
Giulio Paradisi
as Photographer
Enzo Doria
as Photographer
Enrico Glori
as Admirer of Nadia
Adriana Moneta
as Ninni
Massimo Busetti
as Miracle child
Lex Barker
as Robert - Sylvia's husband
Jacques Sernas
as The star
Nadia Gray
as Nadia
Giuseppe Addobbati
as (uncredited)
Conte Brunoro Serego Aligheri
as Young Man with Mink Coat (uncredited)
Gabriella Andreini
as Woman at Nadia's Party (uncredited)
Federika André
as Tenant in Steiner's House (uncredited)
Armando Annuale
as (uncredited)
Joan Antequera
as Woman at Castle (uncredited)
Juan Antequero
as Spanish Gentleman with Eyepatch at Castle (uncredited)
Gianni Baghino
as (uncredited)
Nadia Balabine
as Reporter (uncredited)
Ignazio Balsamo
as (uncredited)
Remo Benedetti
as (uncredited)
Andrea Bianchi
as Man at Nadia's Party (uncredited)
Lars Bloch
as Party Guest (uncredited)
Leonardo Botta
as Doctor (uncredited)
Ida Bracci Dorati
as (uncredited)
Ferdinando Brofferio
as Maddalena's Lover (uncredited)
Giovanna Busetti
as Lying Child of The Miracle (uncredited)
Tito Buzzo
as Muscle Man (uncredited)
Daniela Calvino
as Daniela (uncredited)
Tony Campanino
as Man at Nightclub (uncredited)
Fabrizio Capucci
as Photographer at Press Conference (uncredited)
Donato Castellaneta
as Reporter (uncredited)
Adriano Celentano
as Self (uncredited)
Elisabetta Cini
as Sleeping Duchess (uncredited)
Giulio Citti
as Man at Nightclub (uncredited)
Leo Coleman
as Negro Dancer (uncredited)
Nani Colombo
as Woman at the Mirror (uncredited)
Mario Conocchia
as Lawyer with Nadia's Bra (uncredited)
Francesco Consalvo
as Scalise's Assistant (uncredited)
Tiziano Cortini
as Movie News Cameraman (uncredited)
Decimo Cristiani
as Young Man That Doesn't Talk (uncredited)
Mario De Grenet
as Man at Castle That Dislikes Dog's Smell (uncredited)
Andrea De Pino
as (uncredited)
Adele De Rossi
as (uncredited)
Donatella Della Nora
as Reporter (uncredited)
Christine Denise
as Woman Eating a Chicken (uncredited)
Katherine Denise
as (uncredited)
Carlo Di Maggio
as Toto Scalise (uncredited)
François Dieudonné
as Reporter (uncredited)
Venceslao Dobrzensky
as Giovanni (uncredited)
Donatella Esparmer
as Lady with the Irritated Man (uncredited)
Paolo Fadda
as Assistant Police Inspector (uncredited)
Umberto Felici
as Reporter (uncredited)
Oretta Fiume
as Lisa (uncredited)
Rina Franchetti
as Mother of the Miracle Children (uncredited)
Giacomo Gabrielli
as Maddalena's Father (uncredited)
Franco Giacobini
as Journalist at the Telephone (uncredited)
Angela Giavalisco
as Woman at Airport (uncredited)
Romolo Giordani
as Man at Castle (uncredited)
Christine Graefeck
as (uncredited)
Lily Granado
as Lucy (uncredited)
Libero Grandi
as (uncredited)
Maurizio Guelfi
as Reporter (uncredited)
Gloria Hendy
as Woman in Via Veneto (uncredited)
April Hennessy
as Woman in Via Veneto (uncredited)
Nina Hohenlohe
as Woman at Castle (uncredited)
Antonio Jacono
as Transvestite (uncredited)
Gloria Jones
as Gloria (uncredited)
Carlo Kechler
as Man with Clock (uncredited)
Else Knorr
as (uncredited)
Paolo Labia
as Servant in Maddalena's Household (uncredited)
John Francis Lane
as Reporter (uncredited)
Sondra Lee
as Ballerina in Spoleto (uncredited)
Marianne Leibl
as Yvonne's Companion in Miracle Sequence (uncredited)
Guglielmo Leoncini
as Scalise's Secretary (uncredited)
Giuliana Lojodice
as Servant at Steiner's House (uncredited)
Renée Longarini
as Miss Steiner (uncredited)
Francisco Lori
as Man in Miracle Sequence (uncredited)
Francesco Luzi
as Radioreporter (uncredited)
Mario Mallarno
as Reporter (uncredited)
Renato Mambor
as A Tall Young Man (uncredited)
Vittorio Manfrino
as Tabarin Director (uncredited)
Maria Marigliano
as Massamilla (uncredited)
Carlo Mariotti
as Male Nurse (uncredited)
Gino Marturano
as Pimp (uncredited)
Maria Mazzanti
as Woman at Airport (uncredited)
Harriet Medin
as Sylvia's Secretary (uncredited)
Marta Melocco
as (uncredited)
Nello Meniconi
as Man on Via Veneto (uncredited)
Alex Messoyedoff
as Priest at the Miracle Site (uncredited)
Gianfranco Mingozzi
as Priest That Lets Steiner Play Organ (uncredited)
Lucia Modigliani
as (uncredited)
Maite Morand
as Reporter (uncredited)
Aurelio Nardi
as Uncle of Lying Children of The Miracle (uncredited)
Desmond O'Grady
as Steiner's Guest (uncredited)
Liana Orfei
as (uncredited)
Umberto Orsini
as Man in Sunglasses That Helps Nadia Strip (uncredited)
Contessa Cristina Paolozzi
as Laughing Girl at Seance (uncredited)
Ada Passari
as Woman in Miracle Sequence (uncredited)
Franca Pasut
as Girl Covered with Feathers (uncredited)
Loretta Pepi
as (uncredited)
Paola Petrini
as (uncredited)
Cesarino Miceli Picardi
as Irate Man in Nightclub (uncredited)
Princess Doris Pignatelli
as Lady in White Coat at Castle (uncredited)
Alberto Plebani
as Doctor (uncredited)
Oliviero Prunas
as Oliviero - Son of Prince (uncredited)
Giovanni Querrel
as Man at Nightclub (uncredited)
Giulio Questi
as Don Giulio (uncredited)
Concetta Ragusa
as Reporter (uncredited)
Loretta Ramaciotti
as Woman in Seance (uncredited)
Leonida Repaci
as Steiner's Guest (uncredited)
Alfredo Rizzo
as Television Director (uncredited)
Rosemary Rennel Rodd
as English Medium (uncredited)
Giancarlo Romani
as Policeman (uncredited)
Franco Rossellini
as The Beautiful Horseman (uncredited)
Prince Eugenio Ruspoli di Poggio Suasa
as Don Eugenio Mascalchi (uncredited)
Margherita Russo
as Steiner's Guest (uncredited)
Anna Maria Salerno
as Prostitute's Friend (uncredited)
Anna Salvatore
as Steiner's Guest (uncredited)
Archie Savage
as Negro Dancer (uncredited)
Lisa Schneider
as Woman in Miracle Sequence (uncredited)
Maria Pia Serafini
as Second Lady with the Irritated Man (uncredited)
Noel Sheldon
as Man in Via Veneto (uncredited)
Isabella Soldani
as (uncredited)
Letizia Spadini
as Steiner's Guest (uncredited)
Giò Stajano
as Pierone (uncredited)
Gino Talamo
as (uncredited)
Sandra Tesi
as Young Girl Living Nearby (uncredited)
Henry Thody
as Reporter (uncredited)
Tomás Torres
as Gianelli (uncredited)
Iris Tree
as Poetess at Steiner's Party (uncredited)
Vando Tress
as Police Inspector (uncredited)
Gondrano Trucchi
as Servant at Caracalla's (uncredited)
Teresa Tsao
as Woman in Nightclub (uncredited)
Winie Vagliani
as The Lady Who sings at Steiner's (uncredited)
Leontine Van Strein
as Matinee Idol's Girl Friend (uncredited)
Aldo Vasco
as Man in Miracle Sequence (uncredited)
Lucia Vasilicò
as Young Woman Making Confession at Nadia's Party (uncredited)
Maria Teresa Vianello
as Woman at Airport (uncredited)
Sandy von Normand
as Interpreter at the Press Conference (uncredited)
Antoinette Weynen
as (uncredited)
Angela Wilson
as Woman in Via Veneto (uncredited)
Vadim Wolkonsky
as Prince Mascalchi (uncredited)
Maria Teresa Wolodimeroff
as The Bored Lady (uncredited)
Gianni Zamputo
as Man at Nadia's Party (uncredited)
Italo Zingarelli
as Don Giulio (uncredited)
Nino Rota Original Music Composer

Giuseppe Amato Producer

Federico Fellini Screenplay

Federico Fellini Director

Federico Fellini Story
Tullio Pinelli Screenplay
Tullio Pinelli Story
Ennio Flaiano Screenplay
Ennio Flaiano Story

Otello Martelli Director of Photography

Alessandro von Norman Production Supervisor

Brunello Rondi Writer

Angelo Rizzoli Producer

Costume & Make-Up
Piero Gherardi Costume Designer

Piero Gherardi Production Designer

Pier Paolo Pasolini Writer

Franco Magli Executive Producer

Costume & Make-Up
Otello Fava Makeup Artist

Guidarino Guidi Assistant Director

Ennio Guarnieri Assistant Camera

Carlo Savina Conductor
Armando Trovajoli Music Arranger

Arturo Zavattini Camera Operator

Giorgio Giovannini Assistant Production Design

Gianfranco Mingozzi Second Assistant Director
Dominique Delouche Assistant Director

Clemente Fracassi Unit Manager
Clemente Fracassi General Manager
Osvaldo De Micheli Production Secretary

Franco Ferrara Conductor

Paolo Nuzzi Assistant Director

Costume & Make-Up
Lucia Mirisola Assistant Costume Designer

Lucia Mirisola Assistant Production Design

Nello Meniconi Production Manager

Italo Tomassi Set Designer

Lili Rademakers Second Assistant Director

Oscar Di Santo Sound Recordist

Vito Anzalone Assistant Production Design

Costume & Make-Up
Renata Magnanti Hairstylist

Mario Basili Production Secretary

Sante Barelli Scenic Artist

Leo Catozzo Editor

Costume & Make-Up
Sergio Angeloni Assistant Makeup Artist

Vanda Olasio Assistant Editor

Mario Di Biase Production Secretary

Giancarlo Romani Second Assistant Director

Manlio Morelli Production Manager

Agostino Moretti Sound Recordist

Adriana Olasio Assistant Editor

The Campaninos Musician

Isa Mari Continuity

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