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Redoubtable (Le redoutable) (2017)

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Paris 1967. Jean-Luc Godard, the leading filmmaker of his generation, is shooting La Chinoise with the woman he loves, Anne Wiazemsky, 20 years his junior. They are happy, attractive, in love. They marry. But the film's reception unleashes a profound self-examination in Jean-Luc. The events of May '68 will amplify this process, and the crisis that shakes the filmmaker. Deep-rooted conflicts and misunderstandings will change him irrevocably. Revolutionary, off-the-wall, destructive, brilliant, he will pursue his choices and his beliefs to the breaking point... As he did with The Artist, Academy Award (R) winning director Michel Hazanavicius delivers another tribute to classic cinema, both wildly funny and deeply moving.

Cast

Bérénice Bejo
as Michèle Rosier
Louis Garrel
as Jean-Luc Godard
Stacy Martin
as Anne Wiazemsky

Critic Reviews for Redoubtable (Le redoutable)

All Critics (30) | Top Critics (4)

The main triumph of Hazanavicius' film is that it makes [Godard] human.

May 24, 2017 | Rating: B | Full Review…
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Le Redoutable is a jokey Wikipedia cartoon of a biopic, skin deep in its character study and aggressively amused by its own barrage of Trivial Pursuit winks.

May 24, 2017 | Rating: C | Full Review…
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A lightly audacious and fascinating movie (if not exactly one to warm your heart) ...

May 22, 2017 | Full Review…

Serious cinephiles will likely reject it as glib and disrespectful, while more mainstream viewers could be amused but not that interested.

May 22, 2017 | Full Review…

Hazanavicius beautifully recaptures the anarchic energy of Godard's iconic early works.

November 28, 2017 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

Reducing Godard to an advertising colour palette of primary reds and blues, Le Redoubtable is a crude, pointless exercise with no comprehension of Godard's filmmaking, cinema history, or, indeed, life itself.

November 14, 2017 | Full Review…

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