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What's your favorite film by Agnes Varda?

La Pointe-Courte
0 (0%)
Du côté de la côte
0 (0%)
L'opéra-mouffe (Diary of a Pregnant Woman)
0 (0%)
Les fiancés du pont Mac Donald
0 (0%)
Cleo from 5 to 7
11 (28.9%)
La bonheur (Happiness)
6 (15.8%)
L'une chante, l'autre pas (One Sings, the Other Doesn't)
0 (0%)
Vagabond
3 (7.9%)
Kung-fu master!
0 (0%)
Jacquot de Nantes
1 (2.6%)
A Hundred and One Nights of Simon Cinema
0 (0%)
The Gleaners & I
4 (10.5%)
The Gleaners & I... Two Years Later
0 (0%)
The Beaches of Agnes
1 (2.6%)
other (please specify)
1 (2.6%)
haven't seen any
11 (28.9%)
don't like any
0 (0%)
Faces Places
0 (0%)

Total Members Voted: 37

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Re: Varda, Agnes - Directors Best Poll
« Reply #30 on: February 27, 2013, 03:14:39 PM »
Sam, I think you know more about women now than I do. :))
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Re: Varda, Agnes - Directors Best Poll
« Reply #31 on: February 27, 2013, 03:33:54 PM »
I know things about them, but I don't pretend for a minute to understand them. :D

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Re: Varda, Agnes - Directors Best Poll
« Reply #32 on: February 27, 2013, 04:14:01 PM »
There is half-understanding about women, until we get married.  Then we realized that we knew nothing.  And it stays that way, forever.
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Re: Varda, Agnes - Directors Best Poll
« Reply #33 on: February 27, 2013, 04:23:49 PM »
Ha! That I did not know.

I'm trying to figure out what's so confusing. :) Maybe a mini Austen marathon should be next.
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Varda, Agnes
« Reply #34 on: March 01, 2013, 12:08:14 AM »
1. The Gleaners & I
2. Vagabond
3. Kung-fu Master!
4. Black Panthers
5. Faces Places
6. The Beaches of Agnes
7. La Bonheur

8. The Creatures
9. Cleo From 5 to 7
10. La Pointe-Courte
11. Daguerreotypes
12. One Sings, the Other Doesn't
13. Oncle Yanco
14. Diary of a Pregnant Woman
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Re: Varda, Agnes - Directors Best Poll
« Reply #35 on: March 01, 2013, 01:19:34 AM »
Ha! That I did not know.

I'm trying to figure out what's so confusing. :) Maybe a mini Austen marathon should be next.

Women are probably only confusing because we men often see them as a unit and then individuals keep messing up our stereotypes.

The women who see men as a unit refuse to admit that their stereotype doesn't work.

See how wrong we are when we speak of women as a unified group!
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Re: Varda, Agnes - Directors Best Poll
« Reply #36 on: March 01, 2013, 02:42:27 AM »
Women are probably only confusing because we men often see them as a unit and then individuals keep messing up our stereotypes.

The women who see men as a unit refuse to admit that their stereotype doesn't work.

See how wrong we are when we speak of women as a unified group!

Now I'm wondering what that unit is. :D I never got the memo.

If we took our little community here, the women are each unique, but not confusing and the men are each unique and only sometimes confusing. :))
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Re: Varda, Agnes - Directors Best Poll
« Reply #37 on: October 28, 2013, 12:54:02 PM »
1. Cleo from 5 to 7
2. Le bonheur
3. Beaches of Agnes
4. The Gleaners & I
5. La Pointe-Courte
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Re: Varda, Agnes - Directors Best Poll
« Reply #38 on: August 23, 2014, 08:45:26 PM »

The World of Jacques Demy - After Jacques Demy's death in 1990, his wife Agnes Varda seems to have (understandably) fixated on him for a while.  In 1991, she created the lovely biographical portrait of his youth, Jacquot de Nantes.  In 1993, she celebrated the anniversary of one of his most popular films with The Young Girls Turn 25.  And in 1995, she put together this loose career overview.  I say "loose" because there's no attention to chronology, but it is comprehensive.  I don't think there's a single Demy film that isn't covered.  Which makes it a good resource for someone like me, looking to dig a little deeper into his work.  I lost interest in seeing The Pied Piper but surprisingly piqued my curiosity about A Slightly Pregnant Man.

As with her Rochefort doc, I wanted a little more of a personal touch, but it's got some good anecdotes.  I didn't know that Jim Morrison visited the set of Donkey Skin, or that Harrison Ford almost got the Gary Lockwood role in Model Shop (which Demy amusingly refers to as "Model Flop").  The tone of the interviews (with Demy's family, actors, associates, and fans) is loving without being overly fawning.  A nice tribute to the man's work.  Rating: Very Good (80)
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Re: Varda, Agnes - Directors Best Poll
« Reply #39 on: February 17, 2015, 07:45:52 AM »
List updated. I've been a bit on a Varda binge this month, so this is now almost complete, with Nausicaa and Agnès de ci de là Varda being the only I haven't seen yet.