Tout va bien (Everything's All Right)
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Tout va bien (Everything's All Right)
After collaborating on a series of small-scale political films under the alias of the Dziga Vertov Group, pioneering French director Jean-Luc Godard and filmmaker and activist Jean-Pierre Gorin attempted to fuse their Maoist theories of revolutionary art with a more accessible structural framework in this leftist comedy drama. Susan (Jane Fonda) is an American journalist working as a French correspondent for a radio network; her husband, Jacques (Yves Montand), was once a major filmmaker during the French New Wave, but now supports himself directing television commercials as he tries to come… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 57%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A little simplistic at times but acidly funny, with Godard's genius for the arresting image once more well to the fore."
‑ Tom Milne, Time Out
"It's the kind of in-your-face political film about the class struggle where the indiscriminate viewer might feel guilty munching on popcorn."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Godard at his dullest and most didactic."
‑ , Film4
"One of Godard's angriest satires, but insofar as she is clearly used for her polarizing social freight, Fonda comes off today as its co-creator."
‑ Michael Atkinson, Village Voice
"A noble effort to bring anti-bourgeois cinema to the masses; needless to say, the masses stayed home."
‑ , TV Guide's Movie Guide
"It's only a slight step back from Godard's hard-core political tracts, but the few concessions he does make--characters and a story, of sorts -- go a long way toward making the rhetoric accessible."
‑ Dave Kehr, Chicago Reader
"succumbs to the worst conventions of seventies filmmaking"
‑ David Bezanson,
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