Agnes Varda’s Cléo from 5 to 7
Director: Agnès Varda
1962, France | Italy, 90 mins., Digital Cinema, NR
Agnès Varda’s 2nd feature film eloquently captures Paris in the sixties with a real-time portrait of a melancholy singer (Corinne Marchand) .
A chronicle of the minutes of one woman’s life, Cléo from 5 to 7 is a spirited mix of vivid vérité and melodrama, featuring a masterful score by the late Michel Legrand (The Umbrellas of Cherbourg) and cameos by Jean-Luc Godard and Anna Karina.