Video Diary: Fellini

by Asia Argento on 19 October 2006

Asia Argento monologues on the topic of Fellini, his obsessions and recurring characters and the narcissism of loving art.

Asia Argento monologues on the topic of Fellini, his obsessions and recurring characters and the narcissism of loving art.

00:15 19 Oct 2006
Asia non mi ignorare..rispondi ad una mia domanda.. Ti sei offesa per averti dato della strega? Cmq rispondi sempre alla stessa persona..Fammi un po' vedere che il tuo non è fingere.. Giulietta degli Spiriti è molto esoterico.. La domanda che ti voglio fare è : Come è il tuo rapporto con l'esoterismo?

00:15 19 Oct 2006
Beautiful Soul, you may not remember me, but this is the other lonely girl in Knoxville who is going to paint you a picture. You do have friends, Beautiful Soul. Thank you for letting us be privy to your thoughts. - Kristen Leigh

00:39 19 Oct 2006
I think that today there's only one great Italian director, Nanni Moretti.. what do you think about him? do you identify in his movies? I know you didn't like to shoot Palombella rossa, but how was it to work with him?

13:15 21 Oct 2006
Besides the search for self, art throughout all of history, is and has been the search for God. All great art has something sacred and religious about it. It is no different with cinema: Chaplin, Renroir, Bresson, Ozu, Dreyer, Rossellini, Pasolini, Antonioni, Fellini etc, and now van sant who seems to have transformed himself in the last few years. And it doesnt matter if the artist is an atheist, for atheism is a profoundly religious state. When art is lacking the search for trancendence, all that remains is style, fashion, and tedious repetition. What we have today mostly....

Styling (womenswear):
Styling (menswear):
Mark McMahon
Set Design:
Janine Trott
Film Edit:
Ian Sands
Sharmin Nordien
Photographic Assistance:
Simon Thistleton, Ruth Hogben
Hair Assistance:
Peter Lux
Make-up Assistance:
Karina Woodruff
Set Design Assistance:
Andy Knight, Sophie Rook, Mark Righo, Meryl Davies, Rhea Thierstein, Louisa Thoughton
Production Assistance:
Karina Aloupi



Video Diary: Fire

20 October 2006
'I don't f*ck around with fire. I don't touch it. I don't even look at it.' Continuing her analysis of F-words, Asia talks about fire.

Video Diary: Faking It

20 October 2006
'I was really feeling it but maybe I was faking it. There's a very thin line at this point... I don't know anymore.' Asia Argento tells us all she knows about acting.

Video Diary: Silence

18 October 2006
Asia invites her video diary viewers into a moment of downtime, remember to read the comments as this experiment in privacy and voyeurism unfolds.
Back to top