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Other Formats:  8 1/2 Criterion Collection DVD
8 1/2 Criterion Collection DVD

Release Date: 1/12/2010
Original Release: 1963
Format: Blu-ray Disc
Blu-ray
NOTE: Special equipment is required to view 3-D Blu-rays; will otherwise display in 2-D
Length: 138 minutes
Rating: Not Rated
Rating Reason: (Reason unavailable)
UPC: 715515051613
Studio: Criterion Collection

Directed by: Federico Fellini
Featuring: Anouk Aimée, Barbara Steele, Claudia Cardinale, Marcello Mastroianni, Mario Pisu, Rosella Falk, Sandra Milo
Categories: Foreign Films, Italian, Classic, Fantasy, Recommended, Satire, Surreal, Showbiz, Theatrical Release, Film About Film, Women, Self Analysis, Filmmakers, Filmmaking, Actresses, Fantasy Worlds, Essential Cinema

8 1/2 Criterion Collection Blu-ray Disc Description
Federico Fellini's Oscar-nominated 8 1/2 is a masterpiece of storytelling and cinema. The most autobiographical of Fellini's films, the plot of which concerns a 43-year-old film director who is having a midlife crisis, it is a career benchmark for this magnificent Italian New Wave director. Beautifully choreographed with flashbacks, dream sequences, exaggerated fantasy scenes, and magical surrealist episodes, 8 1/2 is one of the richest, most exuberant movies ever made, in the mode of Fellini's artfully abstract LA DOLCE VITA and AMARCORD.

Guido Anselmi (Marcello Mastroianni) is at a crisis point in his life and his work; in the opening sequence, Guido, suffocating, is caught in traffic with the windows of his car locked shut. He climbs out of the sunroof and literally rises up over the highway into the clouds, seemingly free, when he realizes there's a rope tied around his ankle that is violently pulling him back to earth. Cutting from this dream to the health spa where Guido is trying to recapture his creativity and write the screenplay for his next film, his vices become clear: Guido is self-absorbed, and he's distracted by the fabulous cast of actresses, intellectuals, and eccentrics who have joined him at the spa. Additionally he struggles with Freudian complexes about his wife (Anouk Aimée), his lover (Sandro Milo), his ideal woman (Claudia Cardinale), and his dead parents; and his repressive Catholic guilt follows him everywhere like a haunting mist.

DVD Features
Region [unknown]
Note: Introduction by Filmmaker Terry Gilliam
Audio Commentary Featuring Film Critic and Fellini Friend Gideon Bachmann and NYU Film Professor Antonio Monda
High-Definition Digital Transfer of a new Restoration of Fellini: A Director's Notebook, a 52 minute film by Federico Fellini
The Last Sequence, a 52-minute Documentary from 2003 on Fellini's lost alternate ending for 8 1/2
Nino Rota: Between Cinema and Concert, a 48-minute Documentary about Fellini's longtime composer
Interviews with Actress Sandra Milo, Director Lina Wertmüller, and Cinematographer Vittorio Storaro
Rare Photographs from Bachmann's Collection
Gallery of Behind-the-Scenes and Production Photos
U.S. Theatrical Trailer
New and Improved English Subtitle Translation
Plus: a Booklet featuring Writings by Fellini and Essays by Critics Tullio Kezich and Alexander Sesonske

Widescreen -
1.85
Audio:
Italian
Subtitles - English

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Awards
  • Winner, 1963 Academy Awards: Best Foreign Language Film



Technical Specifications
  • Color - B&W
  • Additional Information - Criterion Collection


8 1/2 Criterion Collection Blu-ray Disc



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