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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.

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  • 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.

Content descriptions

General Note:
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.
Widescreen version.
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:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD video, mono.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
For private home use only.
Language Note:
With English subtitles.
Awards Note:
Academy Award, Best Foreign Film, 1963
Subject: Motion picture producers and directors > Fiction.
Motion pictures, Italian.
Feature films.
Foreign films.
Feature films.
Foreign films.
Motion picture producers and directors.
Motion pictures, Italian.
Producers and directors > Drama.
Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.) > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Foreign films.
DVD-Video discs.
Feature films.
Feature films > Italy.
Comedy films > Italy.
Foreign films.
Motion pictures > Italy.
Italian language films.
DVD-Video discs.
Italian language.
Feature films.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Public Library.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Homer Public Library DVD EIG (Text) 000157102 Video Available -

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