Saturday Matinee: Walter Chaw Talks 8½, 1963

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(8 ½ ) is..”a vivid interspersing of fantasy and satire, it reflects ironically on director Federico Fellini's career -- with Marcello Mastroianni as his alter ego. Its entrancing combination of technical virtuosity and modish psychology won Fellini his third Academy Award for best foreign language film.” -- Desson Howe, New York Times. Join film critic Walter Chaw to talk about this singular, visionary film. is free to watch on the streaming service Kanopy which you can subscribe to using your library card. Not a Kanopy member yet? Grab your library card and get started here.

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