Le Gai Savoir (Joy of Learning) (Joyful Wisdom)
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Le Gai Savoir (Joy of Learning) (Joyful Wisdom)
This experimental minimalist drama by Jean-Luc Godard is a totally plotless exploration of film language. The setting is a darkened soundstage with only a single light to illuminate two actors who discuss philosophy. The philosophy reflects the director's most radical thoughts about making films. When not discussing films, the two play word-association games. Though named Le Gai Savoir, this film is not based on the book of the same title by Friedrich Nietzsche but, very loosely, on Jean Jacques Rousseau's Emile. ~ Sandra Brennan, Rovi

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"Astoundingly sustained 92-minute fusillade-montage"
‑ Fernando F. Croce, CinePassion
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