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Adrian Forty's discussion on concrete's role in film

Fellini's film La Dolce Vita is a story of a soulless journalist (played by Marcello Mastroianni) in search of meaning. But at his talk 'Concrete and Cinema' at the RIBA, Adrian Forty - architectural theorist and professor at the Bartlett - described it as 'all about concrete'. It was as if all the glamour and pathos of this great masterpiece of Italian cinema was being reduced to a homage to a constructional material.

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