55 E. 59th St.
New York, NY 10022
Region: East 50s
Dir. Agnes Varda (1991). Vardas biography of her late husband Jacques Demy dramatizes a future directors precocious obsession with cinema. Its also an act of explication, predicated on continual cross-referencing of Demys movie and life. Switching between her footage and his, Jacquot is a complex work of reconstruction as well as Varda's means for keeping Demy alive.
Tue., Oct. 25, 12:30 & 4 p.m., 2011