Federico Fellini receiving the Honorary Awards from Sophia Loren and Marcello Mastroianni at the 65th Annual Academy Awards in 1993

On 29 March 1993, Federico Fellini was awarded the Honorary Oscar for Lifetime Achievement at the 65th Annual Academy Awards. He was described by actress Sophia Loren as “one of the screen’s master storytellers“, when she handed the award to Fellini. Originally as a journalist, Fellini started his film career on in 1942, where he wrote “scripts, gags, screenplays and dialogues” (Tornabuoni, 1995). Fellini continued to write for films  and made his directorial debut in 1950, where he co-directed Luci del varietà (Variety Lights, 1950) with Alberto Lattuada. Throughout his career spanning close to 50 years, Fellini worked on at least 58 films as a director and screenwriter.

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