Orchestra Rehearsal (1979)

Genres - Avant-garde / Experimental  |   Sub-Genres - Ensemble Film, Political Satire  |   Run Time - 72 min.  |   Countries - France, Italy, West Germany  |   MPAA Rating - R
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Director Federico Fellini's Orchestra Rehearsal (Prova d'Orchestra) was originally made for Italian TV, then given a limited theatrical release in the US. Using a symphony orchestra as a metaphor for Mankind, Fellini explores the various joys, sorrows, frustrations and triumphs of the musicians. The orchestrations heard throughout are handled by Nino Rota.

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allegory, civilization, music, orchestra, rehearsal