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Satyricon by Federico Fellini

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Salon Italia - In Italian with English subtitles
Introduction and post screening discussion with Nick Walker
Director: Federico Fellini Cast: Martin Potter, Hiram Keller, Writers: Petronius (book), Federico Fellini (adaptation) 1969 | 2h 8 min | Drama.

The film is loosely based on Petronius's work Satyricon, written during the reign of the emperor Nero and set in imperial Rome. The film is divided into nine episodes, following the scholar Encolpius and his friend Ascyltus as they try to win the heart of the young boy Gitón, whom they both love, within the film's depiction of a surreal and dreamlike Roman landscape and culture.

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