Kittens. Fountains. Rome.
Actress Anita Ekburg has died, aged 83. But in Federico Fellini's 1960 masterpiece La Dolce Vita, she is forever a gravity-defying kitten-cuddling goddess, spontaneously and sensuously embracing life by iconically wading into the Trevi Fountain in the heart of Rome in a black velvet ballgown. If only we all could.
Apparently the reality was less prosaic - it was hypothermically freezing, and Marcello Mastroianni had drunk so much vodka that he was falling over.
But it's not those sort of details that endure...