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8 1/2, 1963

8 1/2
Directed by: Federico Fellini
Written by: Federico Fellini
Language:  Italian, English, French, German
Country:  Italy, France
Runtime:  138 min
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8 1/2 can be described as clever, contemplative, and stylized. The plot revolves around filmmaking, showbiz, and introspection. The main genres are drama and foreign. In terms of style, 8 1/2 is postmodernist, is nonlinear, and is a film in a film. In approach, it is serious. The storytelling is slow paced. 8 1/2 is located in Italy. It takes place in the 1960s. Visually, it is black and white. 8 1/2 has received attention for being a masterpiece, a classic, and an Oscar winner.

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Federico Fellini's Oscar-nominated 8 1/2 is a masterpiece of storytelling and cinema. The most autobiographical... more

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Language: Italian, English, French, German
Country: Italy, France
Release date: 25 June 1963
Runtime: 138 min
Awards: Academy Awards

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Awarded Best Foreign Language Film at the 1963 Academy Awards

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Marcello Mastroianni Marcello Mastroianni As Guido Anselmi
Claudia Cardinale Claudia Cardinale As Claudia
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First off, this film is not 52 minutes like the pakage says rather it is about 152 minutes. I went into this film expecting a masterpiece that would keep me glued to my seat, instead I found it could barely keep me awake. I can respect the cinematic...
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11.October.2010 |  by: Danny
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I feel wrong about reviewing this movie. It's brilliant and beautiful and honest and breathtakingly original and, at times, uproariously funny. The acting is wonderful & the dialogue manages very well, even through translation. I agree that it's...
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a rare and unique masterpiece: cinema as a work of art. a bizarre journey in the sub-conscious that would leave you baffled and amazed. the acting is superb and so are the camera work and framing. this is a movie you can get hooked on interpreting...
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