La strada 1954

Critics score:
97 / 100

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A.H. Weiler, New York Times: Signor Fellini has used his small cast, and, equally important, his camera, with the unmistakable touch of an artist. His vignettes fill his movie with beauty, sadness, humor and understanding. Read more

Dave Kehr, Chicago Reader: Early mush from the master, Federico Fellini. Read more

Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times: La Strada is the first film that can be called entirely 'Felliniesque.' Read more

Geoff Andrew, Time Out: Symbols, metaphors, and larger-than-life performances hold sway, and moments of bizarre if inconsequential charm abound. Read more

Rita Kempley, Washington Post: As French critic Andre Bazin pointed out, 'The Fellini character does not evolve; he ripens.' And so do his movies. Read more