Marcello ( Marcello Mastroianni ) is a young journalist (society gossip columnist) who spends his days between celebrities and rich people, seeking for short-lived joy in parties.
When a famous film star comes to Rome, he does everything he can to meet her, and when he does, he is totally charmed by her.
She is a Swedish-American movie star named Sylvia ( Anita Ekberg ) with whom he shares a moment in the Fontana di Trevi in Rome.
The film shows seven days and nights in the life of the reporter.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GKN1T3K1idg Let’s watch! La Fontana di Trevi
Let’s complete! All the places below are related to the movie. Complete with the first/second part of famous places in Rome and add the source from which you retrieved information (e x.:______ Borghese (Villa Borghese; source: http://en.villaborghese.it/ ). 1. Dome of ______ 2. ______ Veneto 3. Piazza del ______ 4. ______ di Trevi
Most of the film was shot at the Cinecittà Studios in Rome. Set designer Piero Gherardi created over eighty locations, including the Via Veneto , the dome of Saint Peter's with the staircase leading up to it, and various nightclubs.
Other sequences were shot on location such as the party at the aristocrats' castle filmed in the real Bassano di Sutri palace north of Rome.
Fellini combined constructed sets with location shots, depending on script requirements.