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.
Nominated for the Palme d'Or at Cannes 1962.
Part of Gleaning Truths, a touring programme featuring brand new digital restorations of eight of Agnès Varda’s best-known films. Revered for her bold political and autobiographically inspired work, Agnès Varda is a seminal feminist filmmaker and matriarch of French Cinema.
Gleaning Truths is brought to audiences with the support of the BFI, awarding funds from The National Lottery.
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.
In one of Agnès Varda's more provocative films, she presents us with the dilemma faced by husband and father Francois (Jean-Claude Drouot) who finds himself falling in love with an attractive postal worker.
Agnès Varda focuses on the intertwined lives of two women brought together during the struggle of the women's movement in 1970s France.