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Le Bonheur (Happiness)

  • 1965
  • France
  • 85 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Agnes Varda
  • Cast: Jean-Claude Drouot, Marie-France Boyer

Varda's third feature explores the myth of romance and the misogynistic underside of the 1960s French family, with the happily married Francois (Drouot) entering into adulterous relations with Emilie (Boyer).

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Cleo from 5 to 7 and Le Bonheur among highlights of Agnès Varda retrospective

12 May 2010

French New Wave filmmaking goddess Varda is honoured in both cities this fortnight with comprehensive retrospectives of her feature and documentary work. Highlights include a new digitally restored print of her blinding 1962 exercise in cinema truth…

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