Metascore
76

Generally favorable reviews - based on 16 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 14 out of 16
  2. Negative: 1 out of 16
  1. Reviewed by: Michael O'Sullivan
    Dec 5, 2013
    37
    The film is probably of interest only to those viewers who, like Gondry himself apparently, already have an obsession with Chomsky.
User Score
6.7

Generally favorable reviews- based on 7 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 1
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 1
  3. Negative: 0 out of 1
  1. Dec 11, 2014
    7
    4/5★ Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy?
    Noam Chomsky is a man of ideas, and Michel Gondry is a man of images. Combine the two, and with a little
    4/5★ Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy?
    Noam Chomsky is a man of ideas, and Michel Gondry is a man of images. Combine the two, and with a little luck something cohesive and thought provoking will happen. ITMWITH? skates the line of confusion, and Gondry's thick accent doesn't help matters, but I was left with new points of view and the feeling that Gondry is the Wes Anderson of documentary filmmaking.

    Verdict: Not mindless entertainment.
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