The Complete Films of Agnès Varda

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Cleo from 5 to 7La Pointe CourteLe BonheurVagabondLes fiancés du pont MacdonaldL’opéra MouffeDu Côté de la côteThe World of Jacques DemyOne Sings, the Other Doesn'tRéponse de femmesPlaisir d’amour en IranVarda by AgnèsDaguerréotypesLes créaturesUncle YancoBlack PanthersLions Love (. . . and Lies)Mur MursDocumenteurJane B. par Agnès V.Kung-Fu Master!Jacquot de NantesOne Hundred and One NightsThe Gleaners and IThe Gleaners and I: Two Years LaterFaces PlacesAgnès de ci de là VardaThe Beaches of AgnèsLes 3 boutonsÔ saisons, ô châteauxLes dites cariatidesThe Young Girls Turn 25T'as de beaux escaliers, tu saisLe lion volatilElsa la Rose7 p., cuis., s. de b. . . . (à saisir)Salut les cubainsUlysseYdessa, les ours et etc
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Directed by: Agnes Varda, JR
Featuring: Jean “Yanco” Varda, Sandrine Bonnaire, Sabine Mamou, Jane Birkin, Isabelle Adjani, Philippe Maron, Jean-Claude Drouot, Valérie Mairesse, Corinne Marchand, Philippe Noiret, Agnes Varda, Thérèse Liotard, Macha Meril, Édouard Joubeaud, Philippe Léotard, Sylvia Monfort, Claire Drouot, Richard Berry, Antoine Bourseiller, Marcello Mastroianni, Ali Raffi, Nino Castelnuovo, Dorothee Blank, Tom Taplin, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Stephane Freiss, Henri Garcin, Eva Dahlbeck, Eddie Constantine, Marie-Françoise Boyer, Laurent Monnier, Michel Legrand, Gary Feldman, Michel Piccoli, Robert Dadiès, Anouk Aimée, Brigitte De, Yolande Moreau, Julie Gayet, Sandrine Drouot, Marie-France Mignal, Lou Doillon, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Danielle Darrieux, Serge Gainsbourg, Mathieu Demy, Jean-Luc Godard, Anna Karina, Daniel Dublet, Patrick Lepczynski, Bertrand Tavernier, Olivier Drouot, Judy Campbell, Jose-luis de Vilallonga, Jean-Pierre Pellegrin, Lisa Blok-Linson, Catherine Deneuve, Paul Vecchiali, Emmanuel Salinger, David Birkin, Alain Souchon, Tina Odom, Dominique Davray , Françoise Fabian, Yahiaoui Assouna, Joel Fosse, Andrew Birkin, Delphine Seyrig, Laura Betti, Jacques Perrin, Fanny Ardant, Martha Jarnias, Claude Mann, Farid Chopel, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Marc Michel, Laurence Cortadellas, Romane Bohringer, Jean-Claude Brialy, Harrison Ford, Patrick Bruel, Alain Delon, Dominique Sanda, Jeanne Moreau, Robert De Niro, Gerard Depardieu, Gina Lollobrigida, Hanna Schygulla
A founder of the French New Wave who became an international art-house icon, Agnès Varda was a fiercely independent, restlessly curious visionary whose work was at once personal and passionately committed to the world around her. In an abundant career in which she never stopped expanding the notion of what a movie can be, Varda forged a unique cinematic vocabulary that frequently blurs the boundaries between narrative and documentary, and entwines loving portraits of her friends, her family, and her own inner world with a social consciousness that was closely attuned to the 1960s counterculture, the women’s liberation movement, the plight of the poor and socially marginalized, and the ecology of our planet. This comprehensive collection places Varda’s filmography in the context of her parallel work as a photographer and multimedia artist—all of it a testament to the radical vision, boundless imagination, and radiant spirit of a true original for whom every act of creation was a vital expression of her very being.

Technical Specifications

Format: Blu-ray
Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1 , 1.37:1 , 1.66:1 , 1.77:1 , 1.78:1 , 1.85:1 , 2.35:1
Audio: English 1.0 Dolby Digital Mono , French 1.0 Dolby Digital Mono , Musical Score 1.0 Dolby Digital Mono , French 2.0 Dolby Digital Stereo , English 1.0 PCM Mono , French 1.0 PCM Mono , French 5.1 DTS-HD MA Surround
Subtitles: English
Region: A
Discs: 15 Discs |  BD-50

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  • Interviews with Agnès Varda’s children, Rosalie Varda and Mathieu Demy,
  • Discussion about Varda recorded at the 2019 Telluride Film Festival for the North American premiere of Varda by Agnès, featuring Varda's children Rosalie Varda and Mathieu Demy, director Martin Scorsese, and Telluride Film Festival cofounder Tom Luddy, moderated by Annette Insdorf
  • Agnès Varda’s Credit Sequences: 2019 video essay on how Varda opens and closes her films, “cinewritten” by Alex Vuillaume-Tylski
  • Sensing Bodies video essay created in 2019 by French online publication Trois Couleurs
  • Conversation between director Agnes Varda and her cat Nini was shot in 2019
  • Trailer for Varda by Agnès
  • Janus Films Retrospective Trailer
  • 2012 discussion between Agnes Varda and actor-director Mathieu Amalric about La Pointe Courte
  • 2007 video interview with director Agnes Varda
  • Excerpts from a 1964 episode of the French television series Cinéastes de notre temps, in which Agnes Varda discusses her early career
  • 2017 interview with author Jhumpa Lahiri on La Pointe Courte
  • 2007 introduction by Agnes Varda for Du Côté de la côte
  • Remembrances (2005), a documentary on the making of the film, featuring interviews with Agnes Varda and actors Corinne Marchand and Antoine Bourseiller
  • Excerpt from a 1993 French television program featuring Madonna and Agnes Varda talking about the film
  • Cléo’s Real Path Through Paris (2005), a short film retracing, on a motorcycle, Cléo’s steps through Paris
  • The Music of Michel Legrand: video essay made by Tony Zhou and Taylor Ramos for FilmStruck in 2016, explores the musical motifs in Cléo from 5 to 7
  • Trailer for Cléo from 5 to 7
  • 2007 introduction by Agnes Varda for L’opéra Mouffe
  • Agnes Varda on Les fiancés du pont Macdonald
  • 2007 introduction by Agnes Varda for Les dites cariatides
  • Les dites cariatides bis
  • 2007 introduction by Agnes Varda for T'as de beaux escaliers, tu sais
  • Rue Daguerre in 2005, Agnès Varda pays visits to neighbors old and new thirty years after she made Daguerréotypes there
  • Bread, Painting, Accordion: short profile of Agnes Varda’s longtime bakery and accordion shop
  • Daguerreotypes, Photographic Objects: short video by Agnes Varda of a daguerreotype exhibit in 2005
  • Footage of an outdoor concert in Paris’s 14th arrondissement in 2005, shot by Agnes Varda
  • 2007 introduction by Agnes Varda for Le lion volatil
  • Interview with Agnes Varda from 1998 about Le bonheur
  • The Two Women of "Le bonheur", a short piece featuring actors Claire Drouot and Marie-Françoise Boyer
  • Thoughts on "Le bonheur", a discussion between four scholars and intellectuals discussing the concept of happiness and its relation to the film
  • Two short pieces by Agnes Varda investigating people
  • Jean-Claude Drouot Returns (2006), a featurette in which the actor revisits the film's setting forty years later
  • Segment from the 1964 television program Démons et merveilles du cinéma, featuring footage of Varda shooting Le bonheur
  • Trailer for Le bonheur
  • 2012 introduction by Agnes Varda for Les créatures
  • Television program covering the production of Les créatures
  • 2007 introduction by Agnes Varda for Elsa la Rose
  • 2007 introduction by Agnes Varda for Uncle Yanco
  • 2007 introduction by Agnes Varda for The Black Panthers
  • 2014 introduction by Agnes Varda for Lions Love (...and Lies)
  • Viva Varda!, long-lost 1970 French television interview between Agnes Varda and Lions Love (... and Lies) star Viva
  • 2014 introduction by Agnes Varda for Mur Murs
  • Two Street Artists, profile of street artists Jérôme Mesnager and Miss.Tic
  • Trailer for Mur Murs
  • Nausicaa: 1971 television film by Varda that was ultimately seized and supressed without reason after completion
  • Women Are Naturally Creative, a 1977 documentary directed by Katja Raganelli, featuring an interview with Agnes Varda shot during the making of the film, plus on-set interviews with actors Valérie Mairesse and Thérèse Liotard
  • Trailer for One Sings, the Other Doesn't
  • 2007 introduction by Agnes Varda for Réponse de femmes
  • 2007 introduction by Agnes Varda for Plaisir d’amour en Iran
  • Remembrances (2003), a documentary on the making of the film, including interviews with Sandrine Bonnaire and other cast members
  • The Story of an Old Lady (2003), a short piece in which Agnes Varda revisits actress Martha Jarnias, who plays the old aunt in the film
  • Music and Dolly Shots, (2003), a conversation between Agnes Varda and composer Joanna Bruzdowicz
  • A 1986 radio interview with Agnes Varda and writer Nathalie Sarraute, who inspired the film
  • David Bordwell on the plotting in Vagabond
  • Trailer for Vagabond
  • 2007 introduction by Agnes Varda for 7 p., cuis., s. de b. . . . (à saisir)
  • 2012 introduction by Agnes Varda for Jane B. par Agnès V.
  • Interview with actor Jane Birkin about her work with director and friend Agnès Varda
  • Trailer for Jane B. par Agnès V.
  • 2012 introduction by Agnes Varda for Kung-Fu Master!
  • Interview from 1988 with actor Jane Birkin and director Agnes Varda on the twin releases of their films Jane B. par Agnès V. and Kung-Fu Master! aired on the Swiss television news program Bonsoir
  • 2012 introduction by Agnes Varda for The Young Girls Turn 25
  • 2012 introduction by Agnes Varda for The World of Jacques Demy
  • A Fun Moment with Michel Piccoli, 2004 interview where Agnes Varda reflects on One Hundred and One Nights and shares footage from an with an on-set interview with Piccoli
  • Set Visits, Director Agnes Varda narrates this behind-the-scenes footage featuring some stars that make cameo appearances in One Hundred and One Nights, including Marcello Mastroianni, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Catherine Deneuve, Robert De Niro, and Alain Delon
  • Trailer for One Hundred and One Nights
  • Hands and Objects: on Agnès Varda’s Shorts, a conversation among Anne Huet, Agnes Varda, and critic Alain Berlaga about the director's short films
  • Excerpts from Varda's unfinished films La melangite and Christmas Carole
  • 1971 commercials for "Collants Minuit" and "Tupperware"
  • Post-Filmum to "The Gleaners and I"
  • The Gleaners Museum
  • Pre-Filmum to "The Gleaners and I: Two Years Later"
  • Tribute to Zgougou, tribute to Varda's cat
  • Chance is the Best Assistant: codirectors Agnes Varda and JR discuss the making of Faces Places
  • "The Beach Cabin" outtake from Faces Places
  • Codirectors Agnes Varda and JR discuss the music of Faces Places with composer Matthieu Chedid
  • Trailer for Faces Places
  • 2007 introduction by Agnes Varda for Salut les cubains
  • 2007 introduction by Agnes Varda for Ulysse
  • Une minute pour une image: a selection of photographs accompanied by commentary by intellectuals and artists - the filmmaker herself included - for French television
  • 2007 introduction by Agnes Varda for Ydessa, les ours et etc
  • Around Trapeze Artists: 2009 featurette directed by Agnes Varda
  • Daguerre Beach: 2008 featurette directed by Agnes Varda capturing the creation of the beach in front of her house for The Beaches of Agnès
  • Scholar Kelley Conway discusses director Agnès Varda’s unique approach to self-representation in The Beaches of Agnès
  • Trailer for The Beaches of Agnès
  • Quelques veuves de Noirmoutier: adaptation by Varda of a video installation originally created to accompany L’île et elle, an exhibition she had presented at the Fondation Cartier in Paris into a documentary for ARTE in 2006
  • Installations: short profiles by highlighting the installation work Agnes Varda did across the world as a visual artist, starting in 2003
  • A lavishly illustrated 200-page book, featuring notes on the films and essays on Varda’s life and work by writers Amy Taubin, Michael Koresky, Ginette Vincendeau, So Mayer, Alexandra Hidalgo, and Rebecca Bengal, as well as a selection of Agnes Varda’s photography and images of her installation art

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Cleo from 5 to 7
La Pointe Courte
Le Bonheur
Les fiancés du pont Macdonald
L’opéra Mouffe
Du Côté de la côte
The World of Jacques Demy
One Sings, the Other Doesn't
Réponse de femmes
Plaisir d’amour en Iran
Varda by Agnès
Les créatures
Uncle Yanco
Black Panthers
Lions Love (. . . and Lies)
Mur Murs
Jane B. par Agnès V.
Kung-Fu Master!
Jacquot de Nantes
One Hundred and One Nights
The Gleaners and I
The Gleaners and I: Two Years Later
Faces Places
Agnès de ci de là Varda
The Beaches of Agnès
Les 3 boutons
Ô saisons, ô châteaux
Les dites cariatides
The Young Girls Turn 25
T'as de beaux escaliers, tu sais
Le lion volatil
Elsa la Rose
7 p., cuis., s. de b. . . . (à saisir)
Salut les cubains
Ydessa, les ours et etc

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