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Faces Places (2017)

Visages villages (original title)
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Director Agnes Varda and photographer/muralist J.R. journey through rural France and form an unlikely friendship.

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Credited cast:
Jean-Paul Beaujon ... Himself
Amaury Bossy ... Himself
Yves Boulen ... Himself
Jeannine Carpentier ... Herself
Marie Douvet ... Herself
Claude Ferchal ... Himself
Claude Flaert ... Himself
Vincent Gils ... Himself
... Himself (archive footage)
... Himself
... Lettre 'O'
Nathalie Maurouard ... Herself
Patricia Mercier ... Herself
Pony-Soleil-Air-Sauvage-Nature ... Himself
Morgane Riou ... Herself
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Agnes Varda, one of the leading lights of France's honored French New Wave cinema era, and professional photographer and muralist, J.R., partake on a special art project. Together, they travel around France in a special box truck equipped as a portable photo booth and traveling printing facility as they take photographs of people around the country. With that inspiration, they also create special colossal mural pictures of individuals, communities and places they want to honor and celebrate. Along the way, the old cinematic veteran and the young artistic idealist enjoy an odd friendship as they chat and explore their views on the world as only they can. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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Rated PG for brief nude images and thematic elements | See all certifications »

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28 June 2017 (France)  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$31,006, 8 October 2017, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$953,717, 19 April 2018
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JR: I still haven't forgotten the images from your movies.
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References Band of Outsiders (1964) See more »

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Ring My Bell
Written by Frederick Knight
Performed by Anita Ward
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Faces Places
22 November 2017 | by See all my reviews

Two extremely outside the box creative people, Agnes Varda, filmmaker/photographer and JR, photographer and owner of a photo van I want !! As they travel throughout France adding visual impact with the over-sized photos of everyday people, one can't help but be taken in by their enthusiasm for capturing their subjects. I went on their journey with them, and was thrilled when I saw the eyes on the side of the storage tanks. I remember passing them last year, and wondered who had done them.....now I know !! Great film !!


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