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Ginger and Fred is a Allemand film of genre Drama directed by Federico Fellini released in USA on 1 january 1986 with Marcello Mastroianni

Ginger and Fred (1986)

Ginger e Fred

Ginger and Fred
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Released in USA 1 january 1986
Length 2h5
Directed by
OriginGerman
Genres Drama,    Comedy,    Comedy-drama,    Romance
Rating72% 3.646483.646483.646483.646483.64648

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Ginger and Fred (Italian: Ginger e Fred) is a 1986 comedy/drama film directed by Federico Fellini and starring Marcello Mastroianni and Giulietta Masina.

The title is a reference to the American dancing couple Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. The two leads portray Italian impersonators of Astaire and Rogers who reunite after thirty years of retirement for a vulgar and bizarre television extravaganza.

The movie is a complex and coherent indictment of the shallowness of commercial television, which, eager to squeeze commercials across every possible kind of program, deadens the viewers' ability to appreciate complex or thought-provoking themes.

The film was the subject of a trademark claim in the United States by Ginger Rogers, who claimed that the film violated her Lanham Act trademark rights, right of publicity, and was a "false light" defamation. The Second Circuit rejected this claim, finding that "suppressing an artistically relevant though ambiguous[ly] title[d] film" on trademark grounds would "unduly restrict expression.

Synopsis

Amelia and Pippo were once together famous as dancers. Thirty years after they've retired they team up one more time for a TV show. Although this reunion is overshadowed by Pippo's lack of stamina their performance is well-received and revives their popularity for another day.

Actors

Marcello Mastroianni

(Pippo Botticella alias « Fred »)
Giulietta Masina

(Amelia Bonetti alias « Ginger »)
Franco Fabrizi

(le présentateur TV)
Friedrich Anton Maria Hubertus Bonifacius Graf von Ledebur-Wicheln

(l’amiral Aulenti)
Antoine Saint-John

(bandaged man)
Friedrich von Thun

(kidnapped tycoon)
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