The Beaches of Agnes
- 1h 52min
- Directed by: Agnès Varda
- Written by: Agnès Varda
- Cast: Agnès Varda
- Language: French
This idiosyncratic cinematic self-portrait of the Belgian-born octogenarian film-maker Agnes Varda is suffused by its feminist creator's playfully eccentric spirit, and heads off in all sorts of unexpected directions. Varda 'walks backwards' through her life, narrating and drawing on clips from her own films and staging reconstructions of her memories, whilst revisiting the places which have shaped her creative output.
Reviews & features
The Beaches of Agnes17 Sep 2009
Playfully eccentric feminist biopic
If this idiosyncratic cinematic self-portrait is indeed Agnes Varda’s final film, it’s an illuminating and poignant adieu. The Belgian-born octogenarian film-maker ‘walks backwards’ through her life, narrating and drawing on clips from her own films and…
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