Agnès Varda (1928–2019)


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Agnès Varda was born on May 30, 1928 in Ixelles, Belgium as Arlette Varda. She was a director and writer, known for Vagabond (1985), Faces Places (2017) and Cléo from 5 to 7 (1962). She was married to Jacques Demy. She died on March 29, 2019 in Paris, France. See full bio »

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(age 90) in Paris, France

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Known For

Vagabond Director
(1985)
Faces Places Director
(2017)
(1962)
Le Bonheur Director
(1965)

Filmography

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 2019 Varda by Agnès (TV Series documentary) (2 episodes)
- Causeries 2 (2019)
- Causeries 1 (2019)
 2017 Faces Places (Documentary)
 2015 Les 3 boutons (Short)
 2011 Agnes Varda: From Here to There (TV Mini Series documentary) (5 episodes)
- Episode 5 (2011)
- Episode 4 (2011)
- Episode 3 (2011)
- Episode 2 (2011)
- Episode 1 (2011)
 2010 P.O.V. (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 2008 Evocations et Vocations (Short)
 2008 La petite histoire de Gwen la bretonne (Documentary short)
 2008 The Beaches of Agnès (Documentary)
 2006 Some Widows of Noirmoutier (Documentary)
 2005 Rue Daguerre in 2005 (Video short documentary)
 2005 The So-called Caryatids 2 (Video documentary short)
 2004 Viennale Walzer (Short)
 2004 Cinévardaphoto (Documentary)
 2004 Ydessa, the Bears and etc... (Documentary short)
 2003 The Vanishing Lion (Short)
 2002 Homage to Zgougou the Cat (Video documentary short)
 2000 Short 4: Seduction (Video)
 2000 The Gleaners & I (Documentary)
 1995 The World of Jacques Demy (Documentary)
 1993 The Young Girls Turn 25 (Documentary)
 1985 The Story of an Old Lady (Short)
 1985 Vagabond
 1984 7 Rm., kit., ba... (Short)
 1984 The So-called Caryatids (Documentary short)
 1983 Ulysse (Documentary short)
 1983 Une minute pour une image (TV Series documentary)
 1981 Documenteur
 1981 Mur murs (Documentary)
 1976 The Pleasure of Love in Iran (Documentary short)
 1975 Women Reply (Documentary short)
 1975 Daguerreotypes (Documentary)
 1971 Nausicaa (TV Movie)
 1969 Lions Love (... and Lies) (as Agnes Varda)
 1968 Black Panthers (Documentary short)
 1967 Uncle Yanco (Documentary short)
 1967 Far from Vietnam (Documentary)
 1966 Elsa la rose (Documentary short)
 1966 The Creatures
 1965 A Christmas Carol (Short)
 1965 New Reports from France (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Chroniques de France N° 4 (1965) ... (segment "Les enfants du musée")
 1965 Le Bonheur
 1963 Salut les Cubains (Documentary short)
 1958 La cocotte d'azur (Documentary short)
 1958 Along the Coast (Documentary short)
 1958 Ô saisons ô chateaux (Documentary short)
 1958 Diary of a Pregnant Woman (Short)
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1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 7 Interviews | 7 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


Alternate Names:

Agnes Varda

Spouse:

Jacques Demy  (his death)  (1 child)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

They called me 'The Ancestor of the New Wave' when I was only 30. I had seen very few films, which, in a way, gave me both the naivety and the daring to do what I did. See more »

Trivia:

She was the official photographer of Jean Vilar's TNP and thus knew Philippe Noiret and Sylvia Monfort, the main actors of her first film La Pointe courte. See more »

Trademark:

Her bowl-shaped bobbed haircut

Star Sign:

Gemini

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