The White Sheik

fellini-white-sheik.jpegThe White Sheik (1951-2) Fellini's debut as a solo director follows a pair of young newlyweds who have come to Rome from the countryside. The groom wishes to see more traditional sites and visit the Pope while his bride dreams of seeing her idol, the White Sheik, a popular soap opera star of the day.

Cast

Fernando RivoliAlberto Sordi
Wanda Cavalli Brunella Bovo
Ivan Cavalli Leopoldo Trieste
CabiriaGiulietta Masina

Credits

DirectorFederico Fellini
ScreenplayFederico Fellini and Tullio Pinelli
with the collaboration ofEnnio Flaiano
From an idea byMichelangelo Antonioni
CinematographyArturo Gallea
EditingRolando Benedetti
MusicNino Rota

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