Review: Jessica Yu’s PROTAGONIST

Review: Jessica Yu’s PROTAGONIST

Jessica Yu’s Protagonist is the sort of unusual documentary that tempts critics to try to show that they are smarter than the director–smarter not so much about the depth of their knowledge of the subject at hand, but about the lofty scholarly rightness of their own sense of cinematic form. The film is quite challenging–even heady–in its complexity, in its density of information and its innovate style.

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