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8 1/2 (1963)

“I thought I had something so simple to say. Something useful to everybody. A film that could help bury forever all those dead things we carry within ourselves. 527 more words


Federico Fellini's 8 1/2 (1963)

“I thought my ideas were so clear. I wanted to make an honest film. No lies whatsoever. I thought I had something so simple to say.

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Catholicism and Alienation in Fellini's 8 1/2

In 8 ½ Federico Fellini uses the Catholic Church as a means to depict Guido’s isolation from society and by the end of the film we see how the church has completely outcast him and also how he has completely abandoned the Church. 1,765 more words



‘And don’t come back until you’re done crying.’

she slides around the door, face dripping with the remains of words and anger.

‘what do you have?’ 230 more words


8 1/2

Daily Prompt Fourth Wall You get to spend a day inside your favorite movie. Tell us which one it is — and what happens to you while you’re there. 242 more words

Daily Writing Challenge

8 1/2: The Agony of Making Cinema

I don’t have anything to add to 8 1/2. I’ve seen a great deal of films to match most cinephiles my age, but what does an amateur like myself have to add to a film that every professional critic and filmmaker has seen, loved, and analyzed scene-by-scene? 1,250 more words


down from the clouds

One of the most disturbing dream sequences in movie history…

…shows a man stuck in a traffic jam.

I’m talking about the opening scene of Federico Fellini’s… 349 more words