Blu Ray editon of – AGNÈS VARDA COLLECTION – now available

Agnès Varda CollectionTHE AGNÈS VARDA COLLECTION (18) FRANCE BLU-RAY ONLY £71.99
Collection of the following 8 Varda films-

LE BONHEUR (15) 1965 FRANCE VARDA, AGNÈS
Agnes Varda directs this drama exploring the complex and devastating effects of an extra-marital affair.
CLEO 5 TO 7 (15) 1962 FRANCE VARDA, AGNÈS
While waiting for the result of a medical test, French singer Cleo (Corinne Marchand) spends a couple of hours – shown in real time – wandering through the streets of Paris. Along the way she meets up with her lover and with her composers, visits her model friend Dorothee (Dorothee Blank), has a brief affair with a passing soldier, drinks coffee and buys a new hat with her maid before finally meeting up with her doctor to receive the diagnosis.
LES GLANEURS ET LA GLANEUSE/GLEANERS AND I (15) 2000 FRANCE VARDA, AGNÈS
Documentary the lives of those who live ‘off the grid’ in France. Gleaning is the act of gathering the leftovers from a harvest after the main, profitable crop has been taken away by the farmer. As well as examining the lives of actual gleaners, who subsist from the remnants of modern agriculture, Varda extends the metaphor to enquire about those who live by more modern forms of gleaning.
JACQUOT DE NANTES (PG) 1992 FRANCE VARDA, AGNÈS
The childhood of director Jacques Demy is recreated by his widow, the filmmaker Agnes Varda.
LES PLAGES D’AGNÈS/BEACHES OF AGNES (18) 2008 FRANCE VARDA, AGNÈS
Intimate and inventive autobiographical portrait in which Varda relates her own story by employing a range of filmic techniques, including the re-staging of dramatic events in her life, and the use of symbolic visual sets that combine to flesh out her thoughts and concepts, while at the same time giving an insight into her creative processes through the years.
LA POINTE COURTE (PG) 1955 FRANCE VARDA, AGNÈS £15.99
This semi-documentary exploration of the complexities of a marital relationship marks the directorial debut of French New Wave filmmaker Agnes Varda.
SANS TOIT NI LOI/VAGABOND (15) 1985 FRANCE VARDA, AGNÈS £15.99
‘Vagabond’ tells the story of the final few weeks of female drifter Mona (Sandrine Bonnaire), who feels incapable of participating in ordinary French society.
L’UNE CHANTE, L’AUTRE PAS/ONE SINGS, THE OTHER DOESN’T (15) 1977 FRANCE VARDA, AGNÈS
In the early 1960s in Paris, two women become friends but loose touch. Over a decade later, they meet and tell each other what has happened to them in the intervening years.

In French with English subtitles

Special features:

Exclusive 100-page book

LA POINTE COURTE
Documentary short Du cote de la cote

CLEO FROM 5 TO 7
New Interview with Agnes Varda
Recorded exclusively for this release Memories and Anecdotes –
The Making of Cleo From 5 to 7 Madonna and Agnes speak about Cleo Cleo’s Time
Lapse Trajectory Subject of the Engaged Fiances on the Bridge Cariatides of Paris

LE BONHEUR
Agnes talks about Le Bonheur
Words about Le Bonheur
Le Bonheur: The People of Fontenay respond
Jean-Claude Drouot returns to Fontenay-aux-roses
The two women from Le Bonheur
Agnes and happiness: Fragments of a documentary

L’UNE CHANTE, L’AUTRE PAS
Documentary short Oncle Yanco
Plaisir d’Amour en Iran
Reponse de Femmes

VAGABOND
Notes and Commentaries
Music and Travels
Bonus film ‘Degrade vieille femme’

JACQUOT DE NANTES
Agnes V. raconte
Souvenirs de Nantes
Evocations et Vocations
Le Sabotier du Val de Loire: A Short film by Jacques Demy

THE GLEANERS & I
The Little Museum featurette
Homage to Zgougou the cat featurette
Two years later documentary

THE BEACHES OF AGNES
Daguerre Beach On
Trapeze Artists and Acrobats
Interview

DVD available to buy at –

http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/french-dvds

 

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