Nights of Cabiria opens with Cabiria (Giulietta Masina) and her boyfriend playfully embracing by the seaside -- and then he shoves her into the water and steals her purse. Cabiria is revived by some l... read more
DVD Release Date: September 7, 1999
Stats: 689 reviews
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May 16, 2007
gut wrenching innocence
May 16, 2012
Giulietta Masina ("La strada") is absolutely devastating in her role as the titular Cabiria in "Nights of Cabiria" (and when I say devastating, I mean it only in the best sense). Cabiria is quite a character to say the least. A prostitute who puts on a big loud and tough exteri...
October 29, 2010
Giulietta Masina was a great actress. I preferred her character in La Strada but her performance in Nights of Cabiria is much stronger. I've not seen Sweet Charity but I'm aware of it and I'm quite shocked at the audacity of it, I shan't judge until I've viewed it for myself but ...
April 22, 2010
February 10, 2010
there is no mountain top that fellini seems that he is trying to reach here, but the film works on so many other levels that it ends up being exceptional anyway. by following cabiria, we get a wonderful and often scathing look into roman night life, from her exploits with the ri...
July 28, 2009
My favorite Fellini. A picture of immense emotion and humor.
April 28, 2009
Fellini puts the loveable Giulietta Masina through yet another tragic set of circumstances. Here she's a prostitute who dreams of finding her one true love, even though her heart is repeatedly broken by a series of men with ill intentions. Masina's irrepressible impish charm co...
November 25, 2008
Nothing short of stunning. Cabiria is a truly unforgettable woman.
July 27, 2007
Definitely good. For the first hour I was paying more attention to what was going on around Cabiria than what was actually happening with her. Once the hypnotism scene happened it was all her. The ending on this one is talked up quite a bit. The lead up to it was more interesting...
February 5, 2007
Le Notti di Cabiria
Mahalo, XTC, for the recommendation; this truly is moving. You go through life taking one beating after another, and then you do find happiness. Of course not. A heartbreaking performance by Giulietta Masina, Fellini's wife. I can almost see wh...
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