The New Yorker, “Isabelle Huppert’s Intellectual Sustenance in Mia Hansen-Løve’s “Things to Come””

En route to the classroom, she’s momentarily blocked by students protesting changes in the government’s retirement policy; inside, she gives a lesson that involves a quotation from Rousseau about democracy; and on the way out she’s visited by a former student, Fabien (Roman Kolinka), a talented young philosopher who writes for her monograph series but has dropped off the academic track in order to form an anarchist commune with his friends on a farm in rural France.

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