In the Limelight: Anita Ekberg

13.02.2013 - Peter Cowie, Anita Ekberg

    Swedish screen legend Anita Ekberg, who is famous for her starring role in Fellini‘s La Dolce Vita will join the Campus to give a master class on the start of her acting career. Starring in films such as War and Peace and Boccaccio ‘70, her work has spanned over half a century in which she has worked opposite numerous luminaries in cinema such as Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, and Marcello Mastroianni.


    Peter Cowie

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    A film historian and former International Publishing Director of Variety magazine, Peter Cowie has written more than 30 books on major figures and eras of world cinema, including Bergman, Welles, Coppola and Kurosawa. He published and edited the annual International Film Guide for 40 years, and has contributed numerous commentaries to Criterion’s DVD collection. He has been a consultant to Berlinale Talents since the programme’s inception in 2003.

    Anita Ekberg

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    Swedish-born actress, immortalized by her fountain bath in Fellini’s La dolce vita. In a career spanning 50 years, she also appeared in films by King Vidor, Robert Aldrich and Frank Tashlin and starred alongside Sophia Loren, Romy Schneider, Frank Sinatra, Audrey Hepburn, John Wayne and Lauren Bacall.