Section: Close-up Federico Fellini
Director: Federico Fellini
Cast: Alberto Sordi, Franco Fabrizi, Franco Interlenghi
Duration: 1h 44
Five friends, from good families, pass their days idly between cafes, billiards, hanging around, useless love affairs and vain projects: Fausto, Moraldo, Alberto, Leopoldo and Riccardo. This is the story of one of the friends in particular who, having to face up to his responsibilities and parenthood, finally realizes what a waste of time his life has been up to now.