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8 1/2

1963 Rated NR 2hr 18m

Dog-tired movie director Guido Anselmi retreats to thoughts of yesteryear when his producers, his wife and his mistress all pressure him to start making another movie in director Federico Fellini's rumination on the joys and rigors of filmmaking.

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Movie Details

Awards
TIME® Magazine List
  • All-TIME 100 Movies
1964 BAFTA®
  • Best Film nominee
1964 Academy Award®
  • Best Foreign Language Film
  • Best Art Direction nominee
  • Best Writing Original Screenplay nominee
  • Best Director nominee: Federico Fellini
Ratings
NR
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Bonus material

DVD details

Blu-ray details

Screen Formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 1.78:1

Subtitles

English

Language and sound

Italian: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access; photo gallery.

Screen Formats

Widescreen 1.85:1

Subtitles

English

Language and sound

Italian: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access; introduction by filmmaker Terry Gilliam; audio commentary; short film by Fellini; documentary on an alternate ending; additional documentary; cast and crew interviews; photo gallery; theatrical trailer.