8½ (1963) was a Fantasy - Drama Film directed by Federico Fellini and produced by Angelo Rizzoli.
Academy Awards 1963 --- Ceremony Number 36 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Director||Federico Fellini||Nominated|
8?By Alexander Diminiano on Dec 27, 2011 From Cinemaniac Reviews
Bottom Line: Admittedly twisted, fascinatingly mind-blowing. Even better if you love film. Directed by: Federico Fellini Starring: Anouk Aimee, Claudia Cardinale, Marcello Mastroianni Intriguing 1963 Italian metafilm (film about film production) tells of a well-known filmmaker suffering an inability... Read full article
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Claudia: I don't know... could you?"
Guido: No, the character I'm thinking of couldn't. He wants to possess and devour everything. He can't pass anything up. He's afraid he'll miss something. He's drained.
Claudia: That's how the film ends?
Guido: No, that's how it begins. Then he meets a girl at the springs. She gives him water to heal him. She's beautiful... young, yet ancient... child, yet already a woman... authentic, complete. It's obvious that she could be his salvation.
[Looks over at Claudia]
Guido: You'll wear white... with long hair, just as you do now.
Guido: The truth is: I do not know... I seek... I have not yet found. Only with this in mind can I feel alive and look at you without shame.
Guido: All the confusion of my life... has been a reflection of myself! Myself as I am, not as I'd like to be.
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The film's working title was "La Bella Confusione", i.e. "The Beautiful Confusion".
Italian censorship visa # 39461 delivered on 6-2-1963.
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