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Directed by Agnès Varda • 1962 • France Starring Corinne Marchand, Antoine Bourseiller, Dominique Davray Agnès Varda eloquently captures Paris in the sixties with this real-time portrait of a singer (Corinne Marchand) set adrift in the city as she awaits test results of a biopsy. A chronicle of the minutes of one woman’s life, CLÉO FROM 5 TO 7 is a spirited mix of vivid vérité and Theme and Form | Cléo de 5 à 7 demonstrations at city hall, and a museum closing. This develops the film beyond the linear development of Cleo’s life because it shows that the time frame of the movie was a real day in history. Varda was trying to create a connection with the art of the film (Cléo’s story) and reality (news). Cleo from 5 to 7 (film review) - PopMatters Nov 15, 2012 Film review: Cléo from 5 to 7 | Film | The Guardian Apr 29, 2010
Agnes Varda’s Cléo from 5 to 7, the first fully-achieved feature by the woman who would become the premiere female director of her generation, dazzled when it opened, and looks even more timely today in its tackling of the fashionable subject of female identity as a function of how women see and are seen by the world. Its appearance in 1962 signaled Varda’s participation in the collective
Cleo from 5 - 7 is a 1962 B&W French movie about a Singer (Cleo) who is going through a crisis as she awaits the test results. She fears the worst, that she has cancer and a short time to live. I found the pace of the film to be slow, and kept wishing for deeper character development.
Cleo, a singer and hypochondriac, becomes increasingly worried that she might have cancer while awaiting test results from her doctor. Two hours from 17:00 to 19:00h on the longest day of the year in the life of a young Parisienne is presented. Florence Victoire, who is better known by her stage name Cléo Victoire (as in Cleopatra), is a
Apr 29, 2010