NABOKV-L post 0007124, Wed, 20 Nov 2002 13:09:38 -0800

Nabokov and Cinema: Fellini

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From: Brian Boyd (FOA ENG)
To: 'Vladimir Nabokov Forum'
Sent: Wednesday, November 20, 2002 12:29 PM
Subject: RE: Query:: Nabokov and Cinema

Dear Oleg,

Appel, N's Dark Cinema, 59: "The Nabokovs have seen Fellini's ' wonderful 81/2, and La Strada, too, Excellent, excellent!' "

-----Original Message-----
From: D. Barton Johnson []
Sent: Thursday, November 21, 2002 8:01 AM
Subject: Query:: Nabokov and Cinema

EDNOTE. Oleg Dorman is a Moscow film director who is working on a documentary about VN.
From: Oleg Dorman
To: Vladimir Nabokov Forum
Sent: Wednesday, November 20, 2002 10:35 AM
Subject: Nabokov and Cinema

I strongly wonder: did Nabokov watch any films by Fellini and Bergman - and what was his strong opinion?