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502 Ratings

The White Sheik

Lo Sceicco bianco

Directed by Federico Fellini
Italy, 1952
Comedy, Drama


The style and themes which made Federico Fellini world famous are already apparent in this charming comedy (his first solo directorial effort), featuring such long-time collaborators as his wife, actress Giulietta Masina, and composer Nino Rota.

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The White Sheik
Directed by Federico Fellini

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1952 | Golden Lion

Toronto International Film Festival

2009 | Dialogues: Talking With Pictures

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