Federico Fellini’s masterpiece 8½ premiered in Italy on February 14, 1963. In honor of its fiftieth anniversary, we present a collection of images from the making of the ultimate movie about making movies.
“I love David Thompson's writings on Bernardo Bertolucci. They're my favourite on the Italian Master. I so wish Criterion would come out with Before the Revolution, The Spider's Stratagem, The Conformist . . .”
“Walking to the dinner, Wally notices nothing around him. He is lost in his thoughts. Leaving the dinner, he is alive to his environment, noticing things in the background he didn't notice on the . . .”