The Gleaners and I (DVD)

Directed by Agnes Varda

Year: 2000
Running Time: 82
UPC: 7 95975 10153 0
Color Type: Color
Genres: Documentary
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The Gleaners and I (DVD)

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Directed by Agnes Varda

Selected by the New York Times as one of The 25 Best Films of the 21st Century.

Voted Best Documentary of 2001 by the National Society of Film Critics

Agnès Varda, Grande Dame of the French New Wave, has made 2001's most acclaimed non-fiction film-a self-described "wandering-road documentary." Beginning with the famous Jean-François Millet painting of women gathering wheat left over from a harvest, she focuses her ever-seeking eye on gleaners: those who scour already-reaped fields for the odd potato or turnip. Her investigation leads us from forgotten corners of the French countryside to off-hours at the green markets of Paris, following those who insist on finding a use for that which society has cast off, whether out of necessity or activism. Varda's own ruminations on her life as a filmmaker (a gleaner of sorts) give her a connection to her subjects that creates a touching human portrait that the L.A. Weekly deemed "a protest film that's part social critique, part travelogue, but always an unsentimental celebration of human resilience."

As a special bonus, the DVD also features Varda's 60-minute follow-up film THE GLEANERS AND I: TWO YEARS LATER, which revisits the characters and issues of the original, and explores the many emotional and creative responses elicited by this one-of-a-kind film.

 


DVD Extras Include:

- The exclusive follow-up film by Agnès Varda "THE GLEANERS AND I - TWO YEARS LATER"
- Production notes by Agnes Varda
- A complete Varda filmography
- Liner notes by New York Times film critic A.O. Scott
- Optional English subtitles for both films
- Optimal image quality: RSDL dual-layer disc


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