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Edinburgh – Institut Français d’Ecosse
November 17, 2023 @ 18:30
Pierre-Henri Gibert, a documentarian specialising in cinema history, chronicles her expansive career in this documentary (premiered earlier this year at the Cannes Film Festival). The documentary conducts intimate interviews with Varda’s family members, friends, and co-conspirators, while uncovering rare archival material. Gibert brings deeper context to the personal factors that fed into her work, including her long and complex relationship with filmmaker Jacques Demy.
"Tightly calibrated, efficiently told, and lovingly compiled portrait of the seminal director "
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