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16 May 1986 (USA) See more »
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In winter in the south of France, a young woman is found frozen in a ditch. She's unkempt, a vagabond... See more » | Add synopsis »
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10 wins & 3 nominations See more »
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A realistic view of French society depicted by a leading figure of French new wave cinema See more (33 total) »

Cast

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Sandrine Bonnaire ... Mona Bergeron, sans toit ni loi
Setti Ramdane ... le marocaine qui la trouve
Francis Balchère ... un gendarme
Jean-Louis Perletti ... un autre
Urbain Causse ... un paysan interrogé
Christophe Alcazar ... un autre, brûleyrr de fossé
Dominique Durand ... le premier motard
Joël Fosse ... l'autre, Paulo, amant de Yolande
Patrick Schmit ... le camionneur
Daniel Bos ... Le démolisseur
Katy Champaud ... le jeune fille à la pompe
Raymond Roulle ... le vieux aux allumettes
Henri Fridlani ... le fossoyeur
Patrick Sokol ... le jaune homme au sandwich
Pierre Imbert ... le garagiste
Richard Imbert ... Son fils
Marthe Jarnias ... la vielle Tante Lydie

Yolande Moreau ... Yolande, sa bonne
Gabriel Mariani ... Son oncle AIMÉ B.I.O.N.N.E.T.
Patrick Lepcynski ... David, le juifferrant
Sylvaine Berger ... les Bergers
Michèle Doumeche ... La p... sur la route
Sabine ... le Bergers
Macha Méril ... la platonologne Mme Landier
Pierette Soler ... La dame qui parle à son mari
Pierre Emonnot ... le régisseur pas content

Stéphane Freiss ... Jean-Pierre, ingéneuragronome
Laurence Cortadellas ... sa femme Eliane
Emmanuel Protopopoff ... le routard donneur-de-sang
Vincent Sanchez ... l'infirmier
Michel Constantial ... Le réigisseur des caisses
'Garibaldi' Fernández ... Le maçon au bonnet rond
Alain Roussel ... l'homme-des-bois, violent
Yahiaoui Assouna ... Yahiaoui 'Assoun' Assouna, tailleur devinges
Aimée Chisci ... La régisseur du mas
Marguerite Chisci ... Sa femme a la télé et à la lessive
Geneviève Bonfils ... la voyageuse méfiante
Christian Chessa ... Le Zonard-Mac, a la gare
Setina Arhab ... la zonarde
Jacques Berthier ... Le petit monsieur bien-mis
Oliver Jongerlynck ... le racketeur au photomaton
Rémi Leboucq ... Le client racketé
Jean Dambrin ... le trichlomane
Bébert Samcir ... lr joueur d'harmonica

Directed by
Agnès Varda 
 
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Agnès Varda 

Produced by
Oury Milshtein .... producer
 
Original Music by
Joanna Bruzdowicz 
 
Cinematography by
Patrick Blossier 
 
Film Editing by
Patricia Mazuy 
Agnès Varda 
 
Production Management
Oury Milshtein .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jacques Royer .... first assistant director
 
Sound Department
Jonathan Liebling .... foley artist
Jean-Paul Mugel .... sound
 
Visual Effects by
Philippe Tourret .... restoration coordinator
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Sans toit ni loi" - France (original title)
"Without Roof or Law" - International (English title) (literal title)
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105 min
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Revealing mistakes: In the opening segment, Mona (Sandrine Bonnaire) is lying in a ditch in the vineyard. The character Mona is supposed to be dead, but if you look at the actress's neck you can clearly see a neck artery visibly pulsing.See more »
Quotes:
la platonologne Mme Landier:Why did you drop out?
Mona Bergeron, sans toit ni loi:Champagne on the road's better!
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Referenced in Night Friend (1988)See more »
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Marcia BailaSee more »

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6 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
A realistic view of French society depicted by a leading figure of French new wave cinema, 1 September 2009
Author: FilmCriticLalitRao from FIPRESCI/Cinema of the world

The greatest achievement of French cinema is that it has never felt embarrassed in portraying grim realities which have a direct bearing on the identity of French society.This is one of the reasons why there is a marked distinction in France between serious films and films as entertainment.This is something particularly true in case of certain French directors especially women filmmakers such as Marguerite Duras and Agnès Varda.It is through her bold film "Sans Toit Ni Loi" that Agnès Varda allows an astute film admirer to measure the vitality of French cinema.The making and universal appeal of "Vagabond/Sans Toit Ni Loi" is the biggest evidence of the fact that the creators of French cinema especially its talented filmmakers are open to direct films which show a distinct image of France.Vagabond is an absolutely honest film as everything depicted in it can be experienced in France where drifters and immigrants are given considerable amount of screen space. Sandrine Bonnaire's acting performance as a lonely drifter has no parallels in world cinema.She gives a whole new meaning to the representation of marginal characters in French cinema.

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