Notre Musique
Notre Musique (2004)

Legendary French filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard once again poses a number of provocative questions about art, politics, and the nexus point between them in this drama in three acts, "Hell," "Purgatory," and… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: December 3, 2004
DVD Release Date: May 17, 2005
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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A dense, but thoughtful meditation about war by Jean-Luc Godard.

Keith Phipps
AV Club

Jean-Luc Godard's unfathomable influence on filmmaking has allowed him to enjoy a kind of grandfather clause in recent years.

Carrie Rickey
Philadelphia Inquirer

Hardly a director alive possesses Godard's eye for dynamic, inner-lit old-masterly compositions.

Kelly Vance
East Bay Express

Godard's montage is as deadly as ever and his palette is seemingly every camera shot that has ever been made.

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Desson Thomson
Washington Post

This film, which awakens your inner philosopher and encourages it to breathe, may not be an experience for everyone; if only it were.

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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

Jean-Luc Godard has had a tendency to be combative and obscure. He's a lot calmer and steadier in his latest feature.

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Robert Davis
Paste Magazine

Godard establishes then subverts his clean, mirrored construction with an array of fascinating ideas that attempt to understand symbiotic but unequal relationships.

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Chris Vognar
Dallas Morning News

There's plenty here to unpack, most of it regarding modern malaise, and the rewards are proportionate to the amount of work you want to put in.

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Ruthe Stein
San Francisco Chronicle

A lumpy mix of real-life and fictional events that shows age hasn't diminished the famed filmmaker's zeal to experiment.

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Jason Gorber
Film Scouts

It's glorious. Musical. Amazing and lovely and smart and stylish and fascinating.

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Flixster Audience Score: 72% Flixster User Reviews
danny d
unfortunately this film is another example of godards style during this late part of his career over the past 30 years where he is sacrificing coherent story… More
Daniel Dolgin
Godards, Notre Musique explores the Israel and Palestine conflict using Dante's Divine comedy to do so. Like Divine Comedy we go through three stages… More
Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic]Jean-Luc Godard's "Notre Musique" consists of three parts. "Hell" is a ten-minute long prologue consisting of a… More
John Ballantine
Godard's semi documentary has many interesting elements but it's inability to come up with a cohesive whole ultimately leaves the viewer wanting.

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