The 50 Greatest Movies Ever Made

Ranking half a century of the finest films in cinematic history

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30. La Dolce Vita (1960)

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La Dolce Vita faced some censorship issues when it started rolling out in the summer of 1960, robbing audiences of the chance to see what would soon become regarded as a masterpiece.

One of the greatest films in world cinema, Federico Fellini’s tale of a reporter drifting through life in Rome and experiencing the ups and downs that come with it has been picked apart by analysts for over 60 years.

Each new re-watch provides further rewards, as even the minutiae has been carefully curated by a genius filmmaker who was thematically and structurally in a league of his own.