Le Fond de l'air est rouge (A Grin Without a Cat) (The Base of the Air Is Red) - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Le Fond de l'air est rouge (A Grin Without a Cat) (The Base of the Air Is Red) Reviews

May 6, 2009
Just to take in Grin's first few moments, a mash-up of Battleship Potemkin and police whacking May '68 protesters, is to see a mind sifting through chaos and making beautiful, critical sense of it.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/6
January 17, 2003
While it regards 1967 as the key turning point of the 20th century, and returns again and again to images of dissidents in the streets, it's alarmingly current.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
November 8, 2002
A timely look back at civil disobedience, anti-war movements and the power of strong voices.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
September 26, 2002
This is a movie about the world at war with itself, and the result is riveting, sublime and unforgettable.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
May 1, 2002
Fierce, glaring and unforgettable.
Read More | Original Score: 4/4
May 1, 2002
A work of extraordinary journalism, but it is also a work of deft and subtle poetry.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
May 1, 2002
A remarkable 179-minute meditation on the nature of revolution.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
April 30, 2002
More impressionistic than analytical, A Grin Without a Cat is a grand immersion.