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8 1/2

8 1/2(1963)

Also Known As: Otto e mezzo | federico fellini's eight and a half |

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Brief Synopsis

A world-famous film director juggles his romantic relationships while trying to come up with an idea for his next picture.

Cast & Crew

Marcello Mastroianni Guido Anselmi
Anouk Aimée Luisa Anselmi
Rossella Falk Rossella
Barbara Steele Gloria Morin
Mario Pisu Mezzabotta
Guido Alberti Pace, the producer
Jean Rougeul Fabrizio Carini, the writer
Caterina Boratto Fashionable woman
Annibale Ninchi Guido's father

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 25 Jun 1963
Release Date:  1963 Production Date: 
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Embassy Pictures
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Cineriz
Duration(mins):  135 Country:  Italy
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • 8 1/2

    Trina Simon 2019-11-13

    I, too, hated it when it first came out when I was a teenager. Of course there's more to it that you see when you become old and in fact that is one... MORE>

  • Tutti Insieme

    Linda DiBenardo 2019-01-12

    All together! Loved the ending with all the characters holding hands. Black & white Fellini masterpiece and easy to understand with subtitles. Bravo! MORE>

  • Dumbfounding

    Jay 2019-01-11

    To a teenager right on the cusp of learning that there was more to movies than Doris Day and John Wayne, this movie in 1963 was overwhelming. There has... MORE>