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Lions Love (1969)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  30 July 2014 (France)
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Agnes Varda originally wanted Jim Morrison to play one of the male leads. He declined, though he visited the production during filming and can be briefly seen as an audience member of the theater performance of "The Beard" in the opening scene. See more »

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Fascinating American work by new wave feminist filmmaker.
10 November 1998 | by (Chicago, USA) – See all my reviews

Agnes Varda directed this fascinating cinema verte like fictional film in 1969. The film traces Gerome Ragnai and James Rado (the composers of HAIR) and Andy Warhol actress Viva as they try to break into the Hollywood lifestyle. American feminist icon filmmaker Shirley Clarke is featured in an extended role, also playing a fictionalized version of herself. Clarke is attempting to get studio financing for a film project that seems to be consciously satirizing the struggles Varda must have had in getting this film made. This film is funny, beautifully shot and imaginatively edited. It is a must see for fans of Varda and the French New Wave.


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