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Jul 07 2016

Episode 73 – 8 1/2

8 1/2We are sad to say goodbye to Jena as a regular co-host and movie non-expert but that means we will have rotating cast of non-experts instead!  This episode, Tonya Wershow from our sister podcast, A Reel Education: Noir, joins us for Federico Fellini’s 8 1/2.  The movie is surreal and collapses in on itself like a black hole and it is all pretty brilliant.  At least we thought so.  We also thought the cinematography was lush and amazing.  Definitely worth a viewing although it will probably take more than one to see everything that is going on.

Our next movie will be The Lion in Winter!

8½ (1963)
8½ poster Rating: 8.1/10 (96,265 votes)
Director: Federico Fellini
Writer: Federico Fellini (story), Ennio Flaiano (story), Federico Fellini (screenplay), Tullio Pinelli (screenplay), Ennio Flaiano (screenplay), Brunello Rondi (screenplay)
Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Claudia Cardinale, Anouk Aimée, Sandra Milo
Runtime: 138 min
Rated: NOT RATED
Genre: Drama
Released: 25 Jun 1963
Plot: A harried movie director retreats into his memories and fantasies.

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