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Varda by Agnès 

Varda par Agnès (original title)
Agnès Varda, photographer, installation artist and pioneer of the Nouvelle Vague, is an institution of French cinema. Taking a seat on a theatre stage, she uses photos and film excerpts to provide an insight into her unorthodox oeuvre.
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Agnès Varda ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2019
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An unpredictable documentary from a fascinating storyteller, Agnès Varda's next film sheds light on her experience as a director, bringing a personal insight to what she calls "cine-writing," traveling from Rue Daguerre in Paris to Los Angeles and Beijing. Written by MK2 Films

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France

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French | English

Release Date:

20 November 2019 (USA) See more »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$12,390, 24 November 2019

Gross USA:

$116,049

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$188,806
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Ciné Tamaris, ARTE See more »
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16:9 HD
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Pure love for filmmaking.
5 December 2019 | by murlacSee all my reviews

Agnes leaves us a master class about filmmaking in her own peculiar way of storytelling, but, also, by reviewing her previous works she shares her passion and love for art, photo, finding different ways to express herself. Always with people as her main theme. The process of filmmaking and storytelling analyzed with tenderness and detail. If you simply like or enjoy Agnes' films this film will let you understand better the mastermind behind them.


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