The French filmmaker -although born in Belgium- Agnès Varda has been late to 90 years of age in your home. His death occurred on the evening of Thursday 28 to Friday 29 march and was due to complications with the cancer he was suffering from a long time ago as has been clarified his family in a statement.
The own Varda announced during the last edition of the Berlinale retirement as a director to focus on the artistic installations. throughout his career he showed great interest in the documentary genre, and eventually be nominated for an Oscar for ‘Faces and places’, his latest feature film co-directed with JR. Interestingly, that same year he received an honorary award by the Academy of Hollywood.
His debut was in 1955 with ‘La Pointe-Courte’, film the driving of the Nouvelle Vague that begins to receive the credit that it deserves during the last few years. Later would roll several fiction films, among which stands out ‘Cleo from 5 to 7’, released in 1962, but the greater part of his career was dedicated to the world of the documentary.
she owe him such titles as ‘The espigadores and the gleaner’ -and its sequel-, ‘The beaches of Agnès’ or the already mentioned ‘Faces and places’. His last work was ‘Varda by Agnès’, a documentary which premiered in France just a few days ago.
Rest in peace.
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The news Dies Agnès Varda, the legendary French filmmaker, at 90 years was originally published in Espinof by Mikel Zorrilla .
March 29, 2019
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