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La Maison de la radio

La Maison de la radio
  • 2013
  • France/Japan
  • 99 min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Nicolas Philibert
  • Written by: Nicolas Philibert
  • Language: French
  • UK release: 23 January 2015

French documentarist Philibert (Etre et Avoir) turns his fly-on-the-wall approach to the inner workings of Radio France. Although some of the individual scenes are fascinating to watch, Philibert makes no concessions to audiences unfamiliar with Radio France and the resulting complete lack of context is disorienting and ultimately alienating.

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La Maison de la Radio

19 Jan 20152 stars

Nicolas Philibert's Radio France documentary proves both fascinating and frustrating

French filmmaker Nicolas Philibert will be best known to international audiences for his excellent 2002 documentary Être et Avoir, a portrait of a single-room school in rural France. His latest work, La Maison de la Radio, takes the same fly-on-the-wall…

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