Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy?

Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy?

Film poster
Directed by Michel Gondry
Produced by Raffi Adlan
Georges Bermann
Julie Fong
Michel Gondry
Written by Michel Gondry
Starring Noam Chomsky
Edited by Sophie Reine
Adam M. Weber
Distributed by IFC Films
Release dates
  • 12 February 2013 (2013-02-12) (MIT)
  • 30 April 2014 (2014-04-30) (France)
Running time
88 minutes
Country France
Language English
Box office $137,042[1]

Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? is a 2013 French animated documentary film by Michel Gondry about the philosopher and political activist Noam Chomsky.



Originally titled Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy?: An Animated Conversation with Noam Chomsky, it was first screened on 12 February 2013 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

The film had its European premiere in the Panorama section of the 64th Berlin International Film Festival.[2]



Rotten Tomatoes reports that 92% of critics gave the film a positive review, based upon a sample of 36, with an average score of 7.2 out of 10.[3]

Metacritic, which assigns a rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, gave the film an average score of 76 based on 16 reviews.[4]


  1. "Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy?". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 19 January 2014.
  2. "Panorama 2014: First Films". PRESS RELEASES 64TH BERLINALE. Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin. 19 December 2013. Retrieved 19 January 2014.
  3. "Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? Movie Reviews". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved 19 January 2014.
  4. "Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy?". Metacritic. Retrieved 19 January 2014.

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