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At the seventh annual New York Film Festival in 1969, Newsweek film critic Jack Kroll moderated a conversation about aesthetics and creative decisions between Agnès Varda and Susan Sontag.

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Agnès Varda recalls her youth as she sails down the Seine in a small boat.

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The filmmaker talks about making The Beaches of Agnès and what it was like to act in her own film.


In The Beaches of Agnès, Agnès Varda uses film clips, old photos and gorgeous reenactments to revisit her Belgian youth, association with the French New Wave, marriage to director Jacques Demy (The Umbrellas of Cherbourg) and the making of her movies.

  • Updated on March 25, 2015

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The Beaches of Agnès (120 min.)

Premiere Date: June 29, 2010

Streaming Dates: Expired

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Agnès Varda
Agnès Varda

I wanted to be like a bird. I wanted to be free in my memory, to go from one part to another and see what I would find.”

— Agnès Varda, Filmmaker


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Critical Acclaim

...delightful, unexpected and playfully uninhibited.”

— Manohla Dargis,
The New York Times

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