Two bumbling store clerks inadvertently erase the footage from all of the tapes in their video rental store. In order to keep the business running, they re-shoot every film in the store with their own camera, with a budget of zero dollars.
Détour follows the story of a young girl's tricycle, which gets lost as a French family leaves home for their summer holiday. After becoming accidentally separated from the family, the ... See full summary »
After making such surrealistic film masterpieces such as "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind " and "The Science of Sleep", Michel Gondry was contracted by team of evolutionary anthropologists working for National Geographic, to do a documentary film about the "devolution" of mankind back into the primate kind, by closely recording the behavior of a bunch of low- IQ, ugly primates let loose in a public transit bus. The results are not surprising: the conversations are extremely dull, the actions are silly and the acting is inane. The collective IQ sum of all the monkeys in the bus totals around 90. This documentary should be of extreme interest to anyone worried about the future of humanity and the reason why all reasonably intelligent humans ran away from the ghetto decades ago, leaving the monkeys behind. You can follow the natural progression of this movie by watching "Idiocracy"
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