2 or 3 Things I Know About Her ★★★★

Two or Three Things I Know About Her is a movie that perpetually feels like it’s in contrast with itself. It’s aware that it’s got a duty to show particular things for the sake of narrative cohesion, but instead, it chooses to participate in a celebration of the ideas that are an extension of them. It’s one of three movies that Jean-Luc Godard released in 1967, and seems to have developed out of primal anticipations and a particular frame of mind. It additionally feels like a transitional period in Godard’s career, uniting the themes and moods of his earlier work with the anti-Americanisms and revolutionary politics which came to monopolise his attention. It indeed asks some searching questions in an original manner, with references from poetry and a general philosophical approach to culture.

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