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Film Fest Gent - Becoming Anita Ekberg
Becoming Anita Ekberg (2014) (From the Journals of Jean Seberg)

director: Mark Rappaport

With: Anita Ekberg, Mark Rappaport, a.o.

duration: 17 minutes
Short, Documentary, Biography


Screening dates
Sales start at 22 Sep 13:00

In the presence of: Mark Rappaport

She featured in Federico Fellini's 'La Dolce Vita' (1960) for only 20 minutes, but the images showing her bathe in the Trevi Fountain skyrocketed her to fame. In his film essay, Rappaport explores how Ekberg's image of sex goddess was moulded and exploited by different directors.

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director: Mark Rappaport
producer: Mark Rappaport

More info

dialogue: English
subtitles: no subt
country: United States of America - France
year: 2014


MARK RAPPAPORT: Mur 19 (1966, short), Blue Streak (1971, short), Casual Relations (1974), Mozart in Love (1975), Local Color (1977), The Scenic Route (1978), Impostors (1979), Chain Letters (1985), Postcards (1990, short), Rock Hudson's Home Movies (1992), Exterior Night (1993, short), From the Journals of Jean Seberg (1995), The Silver Screen: Color Me Lavender (1997), John Garfield (2002, short), Becoming Anita Ekberg (2014, short), The Vanity Tables of Douglas Sirk (2015, short), Our Stars (2015, short), I, Dalio (2015, short).

Technical Specs

format: DCP
frame: 1:1,85

Other festival films by director Mark Rappaport

2016:From the Journals of Jean Seberg
2016:Rock Hudson's Home Movies
2016:The Vanity Tables of Douglas Sirk


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