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Mur murs (1981)

Agnes Varda's documentary on murals in Los Angeles.

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Agnès Varda

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Agnès Varda
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Cast

Credited cast:
Juliet Berto ... La visiteuse
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Judy Baca Judy Baca ... Herself
Mathieu Demy
Arno Jordan Arno Jordan ... Himself
Kent Twitchell Kent Twitchell ... Himself
Agnès Varda ... Herself - Narrator
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Agnes Varda's documentary on murals in Los Angeles.

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France | USA

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French | English | Italian | Spanish

Release Date:

20 January 1982 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Mural Murals See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Sound Mix:

Mono

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Color
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A loving tribute to L.A.
4 January 2017 | by ReganRebeccaSee all my reviews

Agnès Varda may be a French director, but her work in L.A. is easily some of her best. Mur Murs is an incredible documentary, filming and preserving not only the mural art (some of it paid commercial art, some of it commissioned, and some of it illegal) that is all around L.A. but interviewing the artists as well and finding out the touching and interesting reasons why people turn to this art form.

It's a very spare documentary, despite the interviews there is not a lot of talking, and the majority of the time the camera is busy filming the murals and people walking in front of it.

It's a wonderful outsiders look at something that the people who live there must take for granted, but as someone who has never visited Los Angeles I appreciated the look into this beautiful art form.


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