Fellini Satyricon (1969)

Fellini Satyricon (1969)
 

Director Federico Fellini

Writer Petronius (book), Federico Fellini (adaptation), Bernardino Zapponi (adaptation), Brunello Rondi (additional screenplay)

Genre Drama, Fantasy, History

Year 1969

Actors Martin Potter, Hiram Keller, Max Born, Salvo Randone

IMDB : 7.0 (11,924 votes)


 

Description In first century Rome, two student friends, Encolpio and Ascilto, argue about ownership of the boy Gitone, divide their belongings and split up. The boy, allowed to choose who he goes with, chooses Ascilto. Only a sudden earthquake saves Encolpio from suicide. We follow Encolpio through a series of adventures, where he is eventually reunited with Ascilto, and which culminates in them helping a man kidnap a hermaphrodite demi-god from a temple. The god dies, and as punishment Encolpio becomes impotent. We then follow them in search of a cure. The film is loosely based on the book Satyricon by Gaius Petronius Arbiter, the "Arbiter of Elegance" in the court of Nero. The book has only survived in fragments, and the film reflects this by being very fragmentary itself, even stopping in mid-sentence.

Comments

  • Carlos Navarro 2016-12-10 03:35:03
    bich wtf
  • Tordah90 2016-10-14 07:59:03
    I'm so watching this, it looks like it has that Jodorowsky mindfuckness & for sure no fucks where given while making this, beautiful stuff.
  • mikisin vila 2016-10-13 15:38:23
    ¿A quien le importa la vida de dos maricones? y lo peor que en esos tiempos el sexo tan deformado como lo conocian se acostaban con un chibolo como si fuera un objeto sexual ¡que porqueria!....
  • Julian The Apostate 2016-09-09 22:37:14
    Before Christ. So when Augustus Was Princep? oh I know it was After Felini When I was watching it I was thinking of a World where Nero Died far later of old age and there was never a Revolt.
  • MicShazam 2016-07-11 17:57:19
    People tell me Fellini was a genius, but after seeing this movie I'm wondering if he was merely a madman. Complete trash from start to finish and quite easily the worst movie I've seen in several years.
  • Matthew W 2016-03-14 10:22:26
    what....the
  • HoldMyBalls4Me 2016-03-09 02:32:58
    Uhhhmmmm, OK........like, WTF did I just watch for the past 2 minutes here??
  • stenwald 2016-01-29 14:53:08
    So.... what's that film called again?
  • Rainy Jane 2015-11-19 21:14:57
    And here I thought Satyricon was some sort of convention for satyr enthusiasts.
  • AssinnippiJack 2015-10-27 00:28:10
    John Lennon once described the height of Beatlemania as something out of Fellini's Satyricon.
  • Heironymus Blitzen 2015-08-19 09:14:50
    This is how a movie trailer should be made!
  • ShackyWack 2015-08-11 20:57:40
    Most bizarre film ever made. Full of strange images, very pretty men, & random story lines. Engaging movie that will make you feel weird for days after seeing it.
  • Victal 2015-04-13 13:37:03
    Just got this film in the mail, so excited to see it ^^
  • rofano lubis 2014-09-07 21:22:24
    Rome before christ after fellini ! Master of Cinema !
  • Bolin Cartest 2014-08-18 17:49:43
    This movie is so weird.
  • DethronerX 2013-08-18 10:21:52
    That scream :P
  • MARIEDOUDOU1 2013-08-04 22:30:45
    Trop trop génial :-) merci

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