Criterion Announces 15-disc Fellini Box Set

Criterion Announces 15-disc Fellini Box Set 1
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The Criterion Collection is absolutely crushing it with box sets this year, and today they announced another big one coming in November. Essential Fellini contains fourteen films from Federico Fellini comprising fifteen discs.

The set will be released on November 24th. Embeds are turned off for the trailer, but you can check it out here.

FIFTEEN-BLU-RAY SPECIAL EDITION COLLECTOR’S SET FEATURES* New 4K restorations of 11 theatrical features, with uncompressed monaural soundtracks for all films* New digital restorations of the short film Toby Dammit (1968) and the television film Fellini: A Director’s Notebook (1969), with uncompressed monaural soundtracks* Feature documentaries Fellini: I’m a Born Liar (2002) and Marcello Mastroianni: I Remember (1997), the latter presented in its 193-minute version* Two-hour, four-part 1960 interview with director Federico Fellini by filmmaker André Delvaux for Belgian television* Four behind-the-scenes documentaries: Reporter’s Diary: “Zoom on Fellini” (1965), Ciao, Federico! (1969), The Secret Diary of “Amarcord” (1974), and Fellini racconta: On the Set of “And the Ship Sails On” (1983) * Fellini racconta: Passegiatte nella memoria, a 2000 documentary featuring interviews with a late-in-life Fellini* Giulietta Masina: The Power of a Smile, a 2004 documentary about Fellini’s wife and frequent collaborator* Once Upon a Time: “La dolce vita,” a French television documentary about the film* Audio commentaries on six of the films* Program from 2003 on Fellini’s 1980s television advertising work* Archival interviews with Fellini stars and collaborators, including Mastroianni, Sandra Milo, Anouk Aimée, and Magali Noël* Archival audio interviews by film critic Gideon Bachmann with Fellini, Mastroianni, and Fellini’s friends and family* Video essays, trailers, and more* PLUS: Deluxe packaging, including two lavishly illustrated books with hundreds of pages of content: notes on the films by scholar David Forgacs, essays by filmmakers Michael Almereyda, Kogonada, and Carol Morley; film critics Bilge Ebiri and Stephanie Zacharek; and novelist Colm Tóibín, and dozens of images spotlighting Don Young’s renowned collection of Fellini memorabilia

The Films
VARIETY LIGHTS (1950)
THE WHITE SHEIK (1952)
I VITELLONI (1953)
LA STRADA (1954)
IL BIDONE (1955)
NIGHTS OF CABIRIA (1957)
LA DOLCE VITA (1960)
8½ (1963)
JULIET OF THE SPIRITS (1965)
FELLINI SATYRICON (1969)
ROMA (1972)
AMARCORD (1973)
AND THE SHIP SAILS ON (1983)
INTERVISTA (1987)