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October 14, 2021
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All art is autobiographical; the pearl is the oyster’s autobiography.
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Federico Fellini

In the 1963 surrealist film “8 ½,” a famous Italian filmmaker seeks inspiration amid a creativity block — a plot that mirrored the real-life conundrum of the movie’s director, Federico Fellini. Many aspects of the award-winning work parallel Fellini’s experience as an artist, including the struggles inherent in creating authentic work under public scrutiny. This quote from a 1965 interview with “The Atlantic” reveals how the filmmaker mined the ups and downs of his own life in pursuit of meaningful art.

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