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The original Italian-American love affair

December 13, 2010


I fell in love with this scene from Fellini’s masterful La Dolce Vita when I was in Italy.  Its breathtaking romance results from the mutual fascination between Sylvia (Anita Ekberg) and Marcello (Marcello Mastroiani.)



The childlike pleasure that Sylvia takes in the iconic Trevi fountain, admired by tourists and taken for granted by locals, is a perfect representation of the undeniable chemistry between Italian and American cultures.

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  1. December 15, 2010 12:03 pm

    The sexiest man who ever lived: Marcello Mastroianni.


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