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8 1/2

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ISBN-10: 1844572315

ISBN-13: 9781844572311

Edition: 2008

Authors: D. A. Miller

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D.A. Miller provides an illuminating reading of Federico Fellini’s masterpiece8 1/2(1963), which, on its release, shocked audiences around the world with its sheer auteurist gall.nbsp; The hero, a film director named Guido Anselmi, seemed to be Fellini’s mirror image, and the story to reflect the making of8 1/2itself.nbsp; Whether attacked for self-indulgence or extolled for self-consciousness,8 1/2became the paradigm of personal filmmaking, and numerous directors, including Martin Scorsese, Woody Allen and Bruce LaBruce, paid homage to it in their own work. Now that8 1/2’s conceit is less shocking, D.A. Miller argues, we can see more clearly how tentative, even timid, Fellini’s…    
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Book details

List price: $17.99
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: BFI Publishing
Publication date: 6/18/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 96
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

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