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A.k.a.
The Gleaners & I
Year
2000
Runtime
82 min.
Director
Agnès Varda
Genre
Documentary
Rating *
7.7
Votes *
4,544
Checks
2,494
Favs
250
Dislikes
15
Favs/checks
10.0% (1:10)
Favs/dislikes
17:1
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  1. AdGuzman's avatar

    AdGuzman

    Most of the time I avoid and HATE documentaries, never the less the wittiness of Agnès is amazing, in an un-sensationalistic way portrays how capitalism is taking a huge toll even in first-world countries by the amount of food wasted everyday.

    The stories depicted by some of the 'new' type of gleaners are tender, overwhelming at moments and so entertaining.

    I loved the medium She chose, the grittiness in the photography made me feel like I was watching something recorded by some friend of mine, it was so personal and even kind of funny watching a great director using a commercial digital videocamera. The hip-hop music next to classical music was a delight also.

    Enjoyed everything about it.
    7 years 4 months ago
  2. mathiasa's avatar

    mathiasa

    D'abord les oiseaux! 10 years 10 months ago
  3. jlfitz's avatar

    jlfitz

    Entertaining documentary. Worth the watch. 11 years 3 months ago
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