Even though Gondry and Chomsky’s very different sensibilities don’t mesh in such a way that either man’s work gains substantially from the alliance, they’re each such good company individually that Is The Man Who Is Tall Happy? is still entertaining.
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Generally favorable reviews- based on 9 Ratings
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Dec 11, 20144/5★ 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 little4/5★ 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.… Full Review »