• Released
  • June 3, 2011
  • (Limited 6/3)
  • NR , 1 hr 41 min
  • Art House/Foreign
    Drama
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Film Socialisme Synopsis
A brother and sister summon their parents to appear before the court of their childhood.
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Chicago Reader

For all its references to defeat, however, the movie still conveys a sense of rapture with the process of image-making, if not necessarily...
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91

indieWIRE

By Eric Kohn
Film Socialism is a weighty, intentionally cryptic product that's easy on the eyes and heavy on the mind.
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
Those receptive to Godard's sense of humor will find Film Socialisme an elusive yet expansive provocation. Those less receptive will find...
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75

New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
You would be hard-pressed to use the word "accessible" to describe Film Socialisme, and that's exactly the way the master wants it.
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70

NPR

By Mark Jenkins
Film Socialisme, his (Godard) latest intellectual assault, includes grating noise, scruffy camera-phone video and subtitles in fractured...
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60

Time Out New York

By Keith Uhlich
As to the movie's three sections, the best comes first, as an eclectic "cast" of characters (among them philosopher Alain Badiou and...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

A mostly incomprehensible, occasionally inspired slice of misanthrope from acclaimed French provocateur Jean-Luc Godard, is as crotchety as...
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40

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Designed as their own entity, the brief subtitles convey so little that to get the full experience you won't only need to understand...
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40

Boxoffice Magazine

By Richard Mowe
Devotees and the curious may find it mildly diverting, otherwise this effort is not for the faint-headed.
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25

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
This film is an affront. It is incoherent, maddening, deliberately opaque and heedless of the ways in which people watch movies.
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Rated NR