3rd paper

3rd paper - Fellini's Concern for Human Freedom Guido(8 vs Juliet(Juliet of the Spirits The characters of Guido in 8 and Juliet in Juliet of the

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Fellini’s Concern for Human Freedom: Guido (8 ½) vs. Juliet (Juliet of the Spirits) The characters of Guido in 8 ½ and Juliet in Juliet of the Spirits give the viewer two different perspectives from which we can extrapolate Fellini’s views on human freedom. They are the two sides of the same couple Guido, the philanderous, filmmaking husband, and Juliet, the faithful, jealous wife. Juliet has solved her problem with the spirits but by the movie’s conclusion still has not resolved her marital issues. Guido, on the other hand, has overcome his director’s block and is seemingly in the process of dealing with his issues with his wife and women. These two different endings for two similar characters help us get a glimpse of Fellini’s life and his inner fantasies. 8 ½ is summed up in its first five minutes where we see Guido trapped in a car and then floating off into the sky only to be tugged back down to Earth. His main problem, he tells Sandra, is that he wants it all but cannot give anything up. His ideal life
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course ITAL 335 taught by Professor Chambless during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

Page1 / 3

3rd paper - Fellini's Concern for Human Freedom Guido(8 vs Juliet(Juliet of the Spirits The characters of Guido in 8 and Juliet in Juliet of the

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online