Saturday, April 11, 2015

Fellini Satyricon (1969) - (Martin Potter) Argentine one-sheet

Satyricon (1969) - (dir: Federico Fellini) Argentine one-sheet

This is a 29" x 43" Argentine one-sheet poster for the 1969 Federico Fellini film Satyricon based losely on a series of bawdy and satirical episodes from a book attributed to Gaius Petronius Arbiter written in the first century with story and screenplay by Federico Fellini, Bernardino Zapponi and Brunello Rondi and starring Martin Potter as Encolpio. Plot summary: When Encolpio's lover Gitone [Max Born] is sold to the actor Vernacchio [Fanfulla] by Ascilto [Hiram Keller], Encolpio abducts Gitone in an act of reclamation while Gitone is onstage performing with Vernacchio. After Encolpio and Gitone leave together, Ascilto follows them and persuades Gitone to come back with him. This is the first in the long series of fragmentary vignettes that comprise the film after the fashion of Petronius's book, which also survives only in fragments.

Cast and crew: Bernardino Zapponi, Brunello Rondi, Gaius Petronius Arbiter, Federico Fellini, Martin Potter, Hiram Keller, Max Born, Salvo Randone, Mario Romagnoli, Magali Noel, Capucine, Alain Cuny, Alain Cuny, Fanfulla, Danika La Loggia, Giuseppe Sanvitale, Genius, Lucia Boae, Joseph Wheeler, Hylette Adolphe



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