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A Nous la Liberté

Director:  René Clair
Year Released:  1931
Rating:  4.0

It's about as wonderful as a film is capable of being: one infused with a vigor for life, love, adventure and experience, one that revolts against mindless work on an assembly line and anxiety concerning the technology of the future (while the machines do everything, the workers play cards and drink port or fish, which is a little optimistic). It's shamelessly anti-capitalist and unceasingly vibrant, and even better than Chaplin's Modern Times (which it inspired).

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