Tag Archives: Wilma Montesi

5 November

Wilma Montesi’s story is the story of an Italy in need of another Renaissance. An Italy scarred by war and Fascism. An Italy anxious to substitute misery with glamour. Wilma, aspiring actress, was a young woman whose romantic dreams became … Continue reading

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Vieni, Marcello, viene!

Federico Fellini was from Rimini but moved to Rome in 1939.  He wanted to be a writer but enrolled in law school to appease his parents.  Of course the war changed everything. Fellini was into making films evolving around politics … Continue reading

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The Cold Case of Wilma Montesi

It was the day before Easter of 1953 when fishermen found a young woman’s body on the beach of Torvaianica  not far from Rome.  Her face was in the sand and her shoes, stockings, garter belt, and skirt were missing. A … Continue reading

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