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30 Ratings

La maison de la radio

Directed by Nicolas Philibert
France, Japan, 2013


As patient and sharp-eyed as an owl, and with a deviously sly sense of humor, Nicolas Philibert transmutes observational cinema into an enormously expressive form. You couldn’t ask for a better tour guide to Radio France, located in a giant circular building in the heart of Paris.

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La maison de la radio Directed by Nicolas Philibert

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  • Karthik's rating of the film La maison de la radio

    Lovingly chronicling the tapestry of detail that goes into a day's programming at a radio broadcaster (Radio France), the film seems filled with expansive love for the enormous hive of labor, no detail too small (sound engineer(?) coiling wires at a live broadcast) that goes into maintaining our mental lives, suggesting it is this circuit of psychosomatic labor that has real ontological status, not "individual lives"

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