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A reflection on art, life and the movies, The Beaches of Agnes is a magnificent film from the great Agnes Varda, director of The Gleaners and I and Cleo from 5 to 7, a richly cinematic self portrait that touches on everything from the feminist movement and the Black Panthers to the films of husband Jacques Demy (The Umbrellas of Cherbourg) and the birth of the French New Wave.
- Mastered from original HD Source Material
- Two shorts by Agnes Varda on the making of the film
- "Le Lion Volatil" (12 minutes), short film by Agnes Varda starring Julie Depardieu
- Biography and Filmography
- Theatrical Trailer
- 5.1 Soundtrack
- 12-Page booklet featuring production notes and essay by film critic Amy Taubin
[Four Stars!] "A great, loving, uplifting film." --Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times
"Grade: A! In 'The Beaches of Agnès,' you get addicted to watching Agnes Varda watch the world." --Owen Gleiberman, Entertainment Weekly
"A work of art in its own right, one of her best a poignant, rapturously emotional tribute to life itself." --Richard Brody, The New Yorker
For Varda fans it is great. This is an intimate autobiographical documentary made by a great filmmaker. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Robert A. Blake
Agnès Varda's film oeuvre (including "Vagabond," "Cleo from 5 to 7," and "The Gleaners and I") is beautifully enriched by this auto-panegyric. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Austin B. Alexander
There are some scenes that are not appropriate for children, but this film made me want to go out and become an artist the same day ! Read morePublished 23 months ago by Barb B.
"The Beaches of Agnes" has been my introduction into the world of Agnes Varda and I am enchanted. A truly gorgeous film. I felt inspired just watching this autobiography. Read morePublished on August 18, 2013 by Kae01
Love this video - Quite amazing to document her life with
other actors. I love all her videos.