8½ Screens

8½ Screens

Directed by: Atom Egoyan


PLOT : In this work re-commissioned by the Istituto Italiano di Cultura Toronto, renowned film director Atom Egoyan presents his vision of Federico Fellini’s masterpiece “81/2”.  Drawn from Egoyan’s installation presented in Cinema 4 for the 2010 opening of the TIFF Bell Lightbox, the short captures sequences of the original film in the context of the installation, proving once again the eternal contemporaneity of the Maestro’s films for generations of Maestri that would follow.

Mario Vitale. is an Italian director, screenwriter, and producer, who has worked on several award-winning short films; among them, he directed, Il tuffo(2014), Ilmiracolo(2015), and Al giorno d'oggi il lavoro te lo devi inventare(2016). In 2021, he debuted in the theatres' director and screenwriter of L’afide e la formica.

Length 0h 6min
Year 2020

Cast Nadia Kibout, Giuseppe Fiorello, Cristina Parku, Valentina Lodovini, Alessio Praticò, Anna Maria De Luca, Pino Torcasio, Ettore Signorelli, Alessio De Lorenzi,
Distribution Zenit Distribution [Italy]
Production Indaco Film, Rai Cinema, supported by Ministero della Cultura, with the support of Fondazione Calabria Film Commission

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