Italy film school 1969 color 129 min.
Director: Federico Fellini
CAV: out-of-print collectible
3 discs, catalog # CC1135L

CLV: out-of-print collectible
2 discs, catalog # CC1382L

Travel to the Emperor Nero's Rome in this erotic and entertaining adaptation of Petronius's text, created by Italian director Federico Fellini (8 1/2). Filled with delicious decadence and elaborate, exquisite sets, this lush film is a modern Roman look at the ancient Roman past.

Criterion's CAV special edition features:

  • Ciao, Federico!, an hour-long BBC documentary on the making of the film. Check out Roman Polanski's and Sharon Tate's surprise visit to the set!
  • The original theatrical trailer
  • Excerpts from Petronius' Satyricon

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