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8 1/2

Marcello Mastroianni plays Guido Anselmi, a director whose new project is collapsing around him, along with his life. One of the greatest films about film ever made, Federico Fellini's "8½" turns one man's artistic crisis into a grand epic of the cinema. An early working title for "8½" was "The Beautiful Confusion", and Fellini's masterpiece is exactly that: a shimmering dream, a circus, and a magic act.

Year: 1963
Genre: Alice's 300 Greatest Films, Italian Cinema, Classic Drama, NYFCC Awards - Best Film, Filmmaking, Best of the 1960s, Time Mag's 100 Best, Alice Members' Top 100, Movies (1001 You Must See Before You Die), Classic Cinema
Country: Italy
Director: Federico Fellini
Starring: Marcello Mastroianni, Claudia Cardinale, Anouk Aimee
Duration: 138 Minutes
Rating: PG
Subtitles: Yes
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