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Fellini Satyricon

Martin Potter, Hiram Keller, Max Born
Donyale Luna
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Ascyltus, referring to Encolpius: “While he slept, drunk with wine, I stole Gitón from under him.” (0:03)

Poet Eumolpus tells Encolpius, “Don’t be surprised that the art of painting is dead when we find more beauty today in a pot of gold than in the works of Apelles or Phidias, those crazy Greeks.” (0:23)

Wealthy Trimalchio tells the others, referring to Helen, “Agamemnon abducted her, and Ajax went mad.” (0:33)

A man tells the story of the widow Matron of Ephesus: “NIght and day she kept vigil, intending to starve herself to death.”
A soldier asks the Matron, “Why do you wish to starve yourself to death?” (0:46)

The soldier tells the Matron, “I’d rather die by my own hand.” (0:49)

His wife Tryphaena tells Lichas, “... you, bridegroom, must forget your past taste for young boys.“ (1:01)

To avoid capture by soldiers, the Roman emperor kills himself. (1:05)

A husband cuts his wrists. Encolpius and Ascyltus find his body near that of his wife. (1:12)

A woman tells Encolpius and Ascyltus, referring to the man with her and their mistress, ”She need man all time. She more hungry than starving she-wolf.” (1:22)

Encolpius tells a gladiator, “Don’t vent your rage on me.” (1:39)

A potion, a sorceress and a spell cure Encolpius of his erectile dysfunction. (1:57)

Encolpius grieves the death of Ascyltus. (2:02)

Encolpius listens as a man reads the will of Eumolpus: “All those named as beneficiaries... will have my belongings on condition they cut up my body and eat the pieces...”
Another man: ”In some cultures it’s still the custom for family members to eat their dead.”
”The Saguntines... ate human flesh... and when Scipio conquered Numanzia, they found mothers holding the gnawed bodies of their children in their arms.” (2:03)