Films

LA POINTE COURTE

1955, 86 mins

Anticipating the style and attitude of the New Wave, Agnès Varda’s directorial debut remains as fresh and original as the day it was made.

CLÉO FROM 5 TO 7

1962, 90 mins

Agnès Varda's skilfully captures Paris at the height of the 60s in this intriguing tale expertly presented in real time about a singer whose life is in turmoil as she awaits a test result from a biopsy. As Cléo readies herself to meet with her doctor she meets several friends and strangers, and grapples with her idea of her own mortality.

LE BONHEUR

1965, 79 mins

One of Agnès Varda's more provocative films is a detailed study of adult fidelity and happiness.

ONE SINGS, THE OTHER DOESN’T

1977, 120 mins

Agnès Varda focuses on the intertwined lives of two women brought together during the struggle of the women's movement in 1970s France. This subject that remains all too familiar with Varda who was personally involved with the movement.

VAGABOND

1985, 105 mins

Sandrine Bonnaire won a Best Actress César for her portrayal as a young and defiant drifter in this tragic story.

JACQUOT DE NANTES

1991, 118 mins

Agnès Varda's poignant portrait of her late partner Jacques Demy tells the story of a child and his obsession of pursuing his dream to become a filmmaker.

THE GLEANERS AND I

2000, 82 mins

Agnès Varda travelled the French countryside to study the world of foragers and scavengers called The Gleaners, resulting in an intriguing documentary.

THE BEACHES OF AGNÈS

2008, 110 mins

Idiosyncratic, engaging and deeply moving, The Beaches of Agnès is the autobiography of a magnificent artist and a woman of vital curiosity.