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The Man Who Sleeps (1974)
dir. Bernard Queysanne
Such a simple movie formula on paper but soooo effective at getting its point across. A young college-age Parisian killing time in the mundane acts of city life (walking, sightseeing, alone in apartment) as a lone female voice narrates.
It’s a scathing critique of an apparently timeless archetype of the pretentious and apathetic young academic who figures society some sort of sham and checks out from opinion, from social engagement, from responsibility.…