Criterion Reflections – Episode 33 – Gideon Bachmann’s Ciao, Federico!

Criterion Reflections is David Blakeslee’s ongoing project to watch all of the films included in the Criterion Collection in chronological order of their original release. Each episode of this second season of the podcast features conversations with a variety of guests offering insights on movies that originally premiered in 1970 and were destined to eventually bear the Criterion imprint. In this episode, David is joined by Jordan Essoe and Meedo Taha to discuss Ciao, Federico!, directed by Gideon Bachmann.

Episode Links:

Gideon Bachmann

Ciao, Federico!

Max Born sings “Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right”

Roman Polanski and Sharon Tate visit the set of Fellini Satyricon

Federico Fellini: Interviews (book referenced in the episode)

Link to Episode 33.1 – David and Jordan discuss FELLINI SATYRICON (originally published as a segment in Episode 5, November 2017)







David Blakeslee

David hosts the Criterion Reflections podcast, a series that reviews the films of the Criterion Collection in their chronological order of release. The series began in 2009 and those essays (covering the years 1921-1967) can be found via the website link provided below. In March 2016, the blog transferred to this site, and in August 2017, the blog changed over to a podcast format. David also contributes to other reviews and podcasts on this site. He lives near Grand Rapids, Michigan and works in social services. Twitter / Criterion Reflections