The White Sheik

  • October 27, 2013 / 13:00
  • October 30, 2013 / 19:00

Director: Federico Fellini
Cast: Alberto Sordi, Brunella Bovo, Leopoldo Trieste
Italy 86’, 1956, black & white
Italian with Turkish subtitles


Ivan Cavalli brings his new wife Wanda to Rome on the least romantic honeymoon in history, a rigid schedule of family meetings and audiences with the Pope. But Wanda, dreaming of the dashing hero of a photo-strip cartoon, drifts off in search of the White Sheik, thus setting off a slapstick comedy worthy of Chaplin. The style and themes, which made Federico Fellini famous, are already apparent in this charming comedy (his first directorial debut), featuring such long-time collaborators as his wife, actress Giulietta Masina, and composer Nino Rota.

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The White Sheik

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