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8 1/2 Women

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John Standing, 8 1/2 Women
Jaap Buitendijk

8 1/2 Women

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
runtime:
122 minutes
performer:
Toni Collette, Peter Greenaway, John Standing
director:
Peter Greenaway
distributor:
Universal
author:
75138
genre:
Erotic, Drama

We gave it a C-

He doodled on Ewan McGregor’s, er, doodle in ”The Pillow Book”; now director Peter Greenaway paints a slightly different picture, with a movie about a widowed millionaire (John Standing) and his son (Matthew Delamere) who get so obsessed with Federico Fellini’s ”8 1/2” that they decide to fill their own private harem with barely dressed babes (Amanda Plummer and Toni Collette, to name two).

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