Numéro deux (Number Two) (1975)

Numéro deux (Number Two)


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Numéro Deux marks the high point of co-directors Jean-Luc Godard and Anne-Marie Miéville's experimentation with video. They present a set of scenes from the everyday interactions of a working class family. The body of the film was initially shot on video, then played back on monitors and filmed in 35 millimeter. The screen often shows two scenes being played back on two different monitors, each split into two video images. The filmmakers used this technique to invent a new form of editing that … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Art House & International, Special Interest
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Written By: Jean-Luc Godard, Anne-Marie Miéville
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On DVD: Feb 2, 1994


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All Critics (8) | Top Critics (3)

Numero Deux, which is technically stunning, offers no answers, only paradoxes, but in those paradoxes there exists the possibility of increased self-awareness.

Full Review… | January 15, 2005
New York Times
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In many respects, this is a film about reverse angles and all that they imply; it forms one of Godard's richest and most disturbing meditations on social reality.

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Reader
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Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
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It's intelligent, often brilliant, and sometimes technically groundbreaking, but also infuriating, baffling, and even repellent.

Full Review… | July 2, 2012
Combustible Celluloid

An audacious film.

Full Review… | August 29, 2006
TV Guide's Movie Guide

One of the noted filmmaker's better and more subversive films.

Full Review… | September 8, 2004
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Audience Reviews for Numéro deux (Number Two)

One of the few times Godard went in full-blown experimentation mode and it WORKED. I still remember some scenes as being truly disturbing.

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