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    Watch: Here's How Michel Gondry Animated Noam Chomsky

    Following the recent theatrical release of Michel Gondry's experimental philosophy-animation documentary "Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy?" featuring an animated conversation with Noam Chomsky, The Creators Project has posted "An Afternoon With Michel Gondry" video. The roughly nine and a half minut...

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    Watch: 30-Minute Conversation Between Michel Gondry & Linguist/Philosopher Noam Chomsky

    Michel Gondry’s latest film, the Noam Chomsky documentary “Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy," made its theatrical premiere just over two weeks ago. The movie combines Gondry’s unique, whimsical style of animation with a series of conversations the director had with Chomsky. One of our own writers was qu...

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    Are Graphics and Animation Revolutionizing Documentaries?

    Documentary filmmakers are experimenting with animation and graphics and using them not only to fill in gaps in the story and convey information, but also as an aesthetic choice.

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    Specialty Box Office: 'Philomena' Leads Debuts as 'Dallas Buyers Club' Hits Overall Top 10

    The Weinstein Company's "Philomena" got off to a good start this weekend, finding the highest per-theater-average of any film in release save "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire."

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    Review: Michel Gondry’s Noam Chomsky Documentary ‘Is The Man Who Is Tall Happy?’

    Twice in 2010, director Michel Gondry met with Noam Chomsky for a series of conversations about the philosopher, linguist, and author’s childhood in Philadelphia and his theory of generative grammar. The film that resulted, “Is The Man Who Is Tall Happy?,” gives no reason beyond curiosity for this c...

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    Michel Gondry Talks Making Sense Of Noam Chomsky In New Animated Doc, Cutting ‘Mood Indigo’ & More

    The prospect of holding ones weight conversationally with one of the world's most prominent thinkers is daunting enough, but in sitting down with cognitive scientist and activist Noam Chomsky for the animated documentary “Is The Man Who Is Tall Happy?,” director Michel Gondry chooses a personal path...

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    Watch: New Trailer For Michel Gondry's Animated Noam Chomsky Documentary 'Is The Man Who Is Tall Happy?'

    So what happens when you pair fantastical director Michel Gondry with noted linguist Noam Chomsky? Well, it's pretty much as you might expect; a hybrid of their personalities on film, with the filmmaker's whimsy paired with Chomsky's musings in a movie that could only be called, "Is The Man Who Is T...

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    Sundance Selects Acquires Michel Gondry's 'Is The Man Who Is Tall Happy?'

    Shortly after the reveal that it will have its world premiere as the Closing Night selection of DOC NYC next month, Michel Gondry's "Is The Man Who Is Tall Happy?" has been snapped up for North American distribution by Sundance Selects.

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    Michel Gondry Says He Had Little Artistic Freedom On 'The Green Hornet,' Provides Update On 'Ubik'

    One of cinema's premiere dreamers, Michel Gondry is also a fascinating conversationalist, and at the recent Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (which screened his latest "Mood Indigo"), he participated in a master class, exposing the labyrinthine twists of his brain to a receptive audience. An...

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    Watch: Trailer For Michel Gondry's Animated Noam Chomsky Documentary 'Is The Man Who Is Tall Happy?'

    Michel Gondry is just full of surprises in 2013. He kicked off the New Year with a short film, dropped a fairly gorgeous trailer for his upcoming "Mood Indigo" and one project he told us way back in 2011 would be finished "within two years. Maximum." has been completed. We have t...

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