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La Pointe Courte


At the time of its release, much was made of the fact that La Point Courte was directed by a mere "25-year-old girl". That girl was professional photographer [[Performer~P115169~Agnes Varda~agnèsvarda]], later hosannahed by aficionados as "The Grandmother of the New Wave." Covering a wide ranging of sociopolitical issues, [[Performer~P115169~Varda~agnèsvarda]]'s first cinematic effort, reportedly lensed on a budget of $20,000, is virtually two films in one, developed in parallel fashion. The twin...more