scenes are taken from this film
Lazzaro mentions the movie by name.
Mentioned and discussed.
News article compares "Stardust Memories" to the FEllini film.
mentioned among other Auteur films
At one point we see Jap Gambardella sharing the elevator with a neighbor of him. He politely asks the name of the tailor of his bespoken suit, but the latter doesn't answer. In the Fellini film, Guido Anselmi, the main character, has the same fortune of Jap, as he says hello to the entourage of a bishop while sharing an elevator, and he gets a very cold answer. Also the two film have many stylistic tips in common, being Fellini cited by Sorrentino as a major influence in the making of 'La Grande Bellezza'.
One "Inception" interpretation says it is Nolan's version of Fellini's "8½ "
DVD cover shown.
Roeper says "Nine" is a version of "8½"
A man surrounded by a throng of women.
Subject of a $1,000 clue in the category "Theatre"
McBride mentions it to Boyle.
The dream sequence on a tram is similar to a scene of Fellini's movie.
Poster on the wall
Discussed by Terry Gilliam.
A poster of this film is seen in Konchalovsky's segment.
poster in Tony's room
In Mateo's DVD collection
Kelly says she just loves 8½ and intends to name her baby "Fellini"
Agent 8 1/2's name is a reference to the title
This movie can be spotted in Matteo Berti's VHS collection.
Every time they ask a shoesize it's 8 1/2. They did this as a tribute to federico fellini.
Visual references in road sign and doctor's office interview
scenes with Jude Quinn, several people talking to the camera, and specifically the shot in which he floats in the air yet is tethered by a rope. Also, the scene where his blood pressure is taken inside a car is an exact copy of the opening scene in 8 1/2.
Both scenes involving aerial shots of character's feet (in the Hot Air Balloon as well as the shot before the helicopter crashes) are homages to Fellini's '8½'
Matteo lowers his glasses like Marcello Mastroianni.
A dream sequence towards the end of the film parallel's the discussion between Guido and his dead father (complete with helping him into his grave) in 8 1/2.
Mentioned in dialogue between Matt and Lisa
The ending. where edward is carried to the pond by his son and he sees everybody of significance in his life.
an italian woman named Jackeline Bom Bom (in both films)
The story of a filmmaker who recounts his life through his memoirs and movies, which is similar to the story of Chiyoko
Jim Van Bebber mentions it.
mentioned a few times
Rota's music for the film discussed and played. Scenes from premiere shown.
Video customer tries to rent this title
Mentioned by Mark in mexican restaurant.
close to the end of the movie the director commits suicide under the table where the press conference is held using a revolver (like Mastroianni did in 8 1/2)
Mia and Vincent's twist mirrors the brief dance scene between Guido and Gloria.
Video case is shown in a video store.
Opening sequence (clouds) is shot for shot... entire story of man entwined within his dreams. Gilliam likewise acknowledges 8 and 1/2 on the DVD release as his inspiration for all his work.
the famous last shot is duplicated in Taxi Girl
Non-linear structure and topic of film within a film was inspired by Felllini's masterpiece.
At one point, while watching the autobiographical film-within-the-film, Victor Spinetti's character says, "I blame this on Fellini." Fellini's autobiographical film was 8 1/2.
A character mentions going to see it
The scene in which a character meets all the women he has loved is a reference to the harem scene.
Poster can be seen in the London Underground scenes.
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Features clips of this film.
The girl from Konchalovsky's segment watches this film at the cinema.
The actual soundtrack from 8½ is played during the scene inside the theater.
Features clips from this film.
Contains scenes from 8½ (1963)
Director's dream scene
This film takes the same character and places in a donut shop. Instead of looking for love, he's looking for a donut.
Dream scene based on "Otto e mezzo" where a character is called Marcello, looks like Mastroianni and watches an harem with a girl on a swing
The title, is a spoof of the Fellini's movie title.
The scene is in black and white and is nearly identical to the scene in 8 1/2 where Guido imagines that he is surrounded by mistresses.