Eight And A Half

Otto e mezzo
by Federico Fellini1h541962Italy

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Guido Anselmi, a film director, is stuck for inspiration in the middle of writing a screenplay. He withdraws to a health resort. His wife Louisa, his mistress Carla, his friends, his actors and his producer come to pay a visit. They all want him to finish writing the film. He takes refuge in endless daydreaming. Wandering between dream and reality, Fellini plays out his own anxiety toward creation.

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  • Credits

    • Production Compagny : Cineriz, Francinex
    • Photo Director : Gianni Di Venanzo
    • Original Music : Nino Rota
    • Director : Federico Fellini
    • Scenario : Federico Fellini, Tullio Pinelli, Ennio Flaiano, Brunello Rondi
    • Editing : Leo Catozzo
    • Costume Design : Piero Gherardi
    • Set Decoration : Vito Anzalone
    • Sound Recorder : Alberto Bartolomei, Mario Faraoni
    • Producer : Angelo Rizzoli
  • Technical details

    • Printed format : 35 mm
    • Sound mix : Stéréo 2.0
    • Year of production : 1962
    • French release date : 23 mai 1963
    • Category : Feature film
    • Color : Black and White
    • Language : Italian

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