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Eight and a Half (8½)

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Original title
8½ (Otto e mezzo)aka
  • Federico Fellini's 8 1/2
Running time
140 min.
Italy Italy
Tullio Pinelli, Federico Fellini, Ennio Flaiano, Brunello Rondi
Nino Rota
Gianni di Venanzo
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Co-production Italy-France; Cineriz / Francinex
Drama. Comedy | Film In Film. Surrealism. Cult Movie
Synopsis / Plot
Guido Anselmi (Marcello Mastroianni), a filmmaker who is at a crisis point in his life and his work, struggles to make a new movie. This creative block triggers his memories, so he starts recalling important moments in his life and all the women he loved.
1963: 2 Academy Awards: Best Foreign Language Picture, Costume Design. 5 Nominations
1963: BAFTA Awards: Nominated to Best Film
1963: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Foreign Language Film
1963: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
1963: National Board of Review: Best Foreign Language Film
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