La strada , now considered a classic, was the first in a trilogy of films in which Fellini explored how an unforgiving world greets innocence. The second two films in the trilogy were Il bidone and Le notti di Cabiria , that latter landing Fellini his second Oscar. In all, Fellini won five Oscars and was nominated for several others.
He was awarded his final Oscar, for career achievement, in , just a few months before his death. The award is considered to be on the same footing as the Nobel Prize. On October 31, , a day after his 50th wedding anniversary, Fellini died of a heart attack in Rome at the age of We strive for accuracy and fairness.
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