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White Sheik, The

Theatrical Release Date:  TBC
Home Ent. Release Date:  06 Apr 2020
Cert:   Not Rated


Fellini’s debut as a solo director was the joyful romantic comedy THE WHITE SHEIK (1952), co-written by Fellini from a story he collaborated on with Michelangelo Antonioni, it starred veteran actor Alberto Sordi alongside Fellini’s wife and muse Giulietta Masina. Flowing between real life and fantasy THE WHITE SHEIK tells the story of a newlywed couple’s honeymoon that turns into disaster when the virginal bride runs away in search of the eponymous dashing hero of a photo-strip cartoon, who fulfils her naïve romantic ideals. Her distraught husband proves not to be immune from temptation himself when he encounters a prostitute during the search for his wife.

Directed By:

  • Federico Fellini


  • Alberto Sordi
  • Brunella Bovo and Leopoldo Trieste

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