Faces Places

Directed by Agnes Varda, and JR

Year: 2017
Running Time: 89
Color Type: Color
Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
Country: France
Language: French (English subtitles)
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Faces Places

Cast
Agnes Varda
JR

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Directed by Agnes Varda and JR


"Sheer joy" - The Washington Post.

"Perfection" - Rolling Stone

89-year old Agnes Varda, one of the leading figures of the French New Wave, and acclaimed 33 year-old French photographer and muralist JR teamed up to co-direct this enchanting documentary/road movie. Kindred spirits, Varda and JR share a lifelong passion for images and how they are created, displayed and shared. Together they travel around the villages of France in JR’s photo truck meeting locals, learning their stories and producing epic-size portraits of them. The photos are prominently displayed on houses, barns, storefronts and trains revealing the humanity in their subjects, and themselves. Faces Places documents these heart-warming encounters as well as the unlikely, tender friendship they formed along the way.

Reviews

"Once you have seen it you want to keep it with you."-- The New York Times

"The Best Documentary of the Year."-- IndieWire



Awards

  • Grolsch People’s Choice Documentary Award-- Toronto Film Festival

  • Academy Award Nominee-- Best Documentary Feature

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