Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy?

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Animated baby/projector projecting real image of Noam Chomsky from Michel Gondry’s Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy?

Animated baby/projector projecting real image of Noam Chomsky from Michel Gondry’s Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy?

Image courtesy of Sundance Selects

Animation of Michel at animation table from Michel Gondry’s Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy?

Animation of Michel at animation table from Michel Gondry’s Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy?

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Noam Chomsky during an interview with Michel Gondry from Michel Gondry’s Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy?

Noam Chomsky during an interview with Michel Gondry from Michel Gondry’s Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy?

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Animated interpretation of talking to oneself (man in “hampster wheel”) from Michel Gondry’s Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy?

Animated interpretation of talking to oneself (man in “hampster wheel”) from Michel Gondry’s Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy?

Image courtesy of Sundance Selects

Michel Gondry drawing animated Noam Chomsky from Michel Gondry’s Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy?

Michel Gondry drawing animated Noam Chomsky from Michel Gondry’s Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy?

Image courtesy of Sundance Selects

"Is The Man Who Is Tall Happy?" - Trailer

Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy?

(Michel Gondry, 2013)

Wex at Gateway

Wexner Center members receive free admission to select screenings at the Gateway Film Center, located in the South Campus Gateway. The films are selected (and often introduced) by Wex curators. Don’t forget to bring your Wex member ID card to show at the Gateway’s box office.

Fri, Jan 10, 2014Thu, Jan 16, 2014

From Michel Gondry, the innovative director of Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, comes this unique animated documentary on the life of controversial MIT professor, philosopher, linguist, antiwar activist, and political firebrand Noam Chomsky. Through complex, lively conversations with Chomsky and brilliant illustrations by Gondry himself, the film reveals the life and work of the father of modern linguistics while also exploring his theories on the emergence of language. The result is not only a dazzling, vital portrait of one of the foremost thinkers of modern times, but also a beautifully animated work of art. (88 mins., DCP)

Alberto Giacometti, Le chien (Dog), 1951 (cast 1959); Bronze; 17 ½ x 40 x 6 ¼ in.; Edition 8 of 8; Wexner Family Collection; Art © 2014 Alberto Giacometti Estate/Licensed by VAGA and ARS, New York, NY

Wexner Center members can now reserve their free tickets for Transfigurations: Modern Masters from the Wexner Family Collection. Tickets go on sale to the public on Mon, Aug 25.

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