Numéro deux (Number Two)
Want to See
Not Interested
Rate it ½ star
Rate it 1 star
Rate it 1½ stars
Rate it 2 stars
Rate it 2½ stars
Rate it 3 stars
Rate it 3½ stars
Rate it 4 stars
Rate it 4½ stars
Rate it 5 stars
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 juxtaposes images presented at the same time instead of one after another as in traditional… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Numero Deux, which is technically stunning, offers no answers, only paradoxes, but in those paradoxes there exists the possibility of increased self-awareness."
‑ Vincent Canby, New York Times
"An audacious film."
‑ , TV Guide's Movie Guide
"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."
‑ Jonathan Rosenbaum, Chicago Reader
"One of the noted filmmaker's better and more subversive films."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"It's intelligent, often brilliant, and sometimes technically groundbreaking, but also infuriating, baffling, and even repellent."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
More reviews for Numéro deux (Number Two) on Rotten Tomatoes