Marcello Mastroianni by Donald Dewey
His Life and Art

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For more than 30 years the Italian actor Marcello Mastroianni was considered the quintessential continental. For nearly five decades his film & stage careers have proved him to be one of the world's most versatile performers. He was the first male actor to receive an Oscar nomination for a non-English-speaking film. In his private life, he has never made a secret of enduring friendships with his former lovers, while still maintaining that he has had a successful marriage. This is the story of Mastroianni's life & career from his early days to his worldwide recognition in La Dolce Vita to his cluster of stellar performances in great roles. Black & white photos.

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Published July 1, 1993 by Birch Lane Pr. 312 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Humor & Entertainment. Non-fiction

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Dewey follows the hero's passage from early triumphs on the Italian stage through his smaller roles in his first 15 films, then into his hits, Big Deal on Madonna Street, La Dolce Vita, and Divorce, Italian Style, and his friendship with Federico Fellini, whom he ``played'' in Fellini's semiautob...

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Mastroianni notes here that during the past 50 years he has been preoccupied with making movies and socializing, primarily with performers and directors.

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