8 1/2 [videorecording] / Corinth Films, Inc. ; produced by Angelo Rizzoli ; directed by Federico Fellini ; screenplay, Federico Fellini [and others].
A semi-autobiographical film of Fellini about a film director (Mastroianni) who finds himself creatively barren at the peak of his career. He fantasizes at a resort to get away from the pressures of wife and staff.
- ISBN: 0780021991
- ISBN: 9780780021990
- Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (138 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
- Publisher: [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, ©2001.
Disc label title.
Digital video disc (DVD).
Special features: screen-specific audio essay featuring commentary by film critic and Fellini friend Gideon Bachmann, NYU professor of film Antio Monda, with excerpts from Fellini's interviews and letters and Deena Boyler's on-set diary, introduction by Terry Gilliam, theatrical trailer, "Fellini: a director's notebook, "Nino Rota: between cinema and concert, a documentary about the maestro behind the music Of Fellini's films," interviews with actress Sandra Milo ("Carlo"), director Lina Wertmuller, and cinematographer Vittorio Storaro, who discusses the revolutionary art of Gianni di Venanzo, and an extensive stills gallery.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1963.
Production notes inserted in container.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Disc 1. 8 1/2 (138 min.) -- Terry Gilliam on Federico Fellini's 8 1/2 -- Trailer -- Disc 2. Fellini : a director's notebook (52 min.) -- Nino Rota : between cinema and concert (48 min.) -- Interview with Sandra Milo -- Interview with Lina Wertmuller -- Interview with Vittorio Storaro -- Photographs by Gideon Bachmann -- Stills gallery.
|Creation/Production Credits Note:||
Director of photography, Gianni di Venanzo ; production design, Piero Gherardi ; editor, Leo Catozzo ; music, Nino Rota.
|Participant or Performer Note:||
Marcello Mastroianni, Claudia Cardinale, Anouk Aimée, Sandra Milo, Rossella Falk, Barbara Steele.
|Target Audience Note:||
|System Details Note:||
DVD video, mono.
|Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:||
For private home use only.
With English subtitles.
Academy Award, Best Foreign Film, 1963
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