FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 11, 2009
FROM LEGENDARY DIRECTOR AGNES VARDA,
"THE BEACHES OF AGNES"
ON DVD MARCH 2, 2010
[Four Stars!] "A great, loving, uplifting film."
- Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times
"Grade: A! In 'The Beaches of Agnès,' you get addicted to watching Agnès Varda watch the world."
- Owen Gleiberman, Entertainment Weekly
"A work of art in its own right, one of her best-a poignant, rapturously emotional tribute to life itself."
- Richard Brody, The New Yorker
New York, NY - The Cinema Guild is proud to announce the DVD release of Agnes Varda's "The Beaches of Agnes," director of "The Gleaners & I," "Cleo From 5 to 7" and "Vagabond."
"The Beaches of Agnes" will be available to own March 2, 2010 for $29.95. Prebook February 2, 2010.
Bonus features include a sparkling transfer from the original HD source material and 5.1 soundtrack; two new short documentaries by Agnes Varda on the making of the film; "Le Lion Volatil," a short film directed by Varda starring Julie Depardieu; Biography and select filmography; and a booklet featuring production notes and essay by film critic Amy Taubin.
A reflection on art, life and the movies, "The Beaches of Agnes" is a magnificent film from the great Agnes Varda, director of "The Gleaners and I" and "Cleo from 5 to 7," a richly cinematic self portrait that touches on everything from the feminist movement and the Black Panthers to the films of husband Jacques Demy and the birth of the French New Wave.
"The Beaches of Agnes" is presented in anamorphic widescreen 1.85:1, mastered from an HD source, with French 5.1 Dolby Digital Sound and Optional English subtitles. Bonus features, include:
THE BEACHES OF AGNES
- Mastered from original HD source material
- Two short documentaries by Agnes Varda on the making of the film:
- "Around Trapeze Artists" and "Daguerre-Beach"
- "Le Lion Volatil" - a short film by Agnes Varda
- Biography and Select Filmography
- Theatrical Trailer
- 5.1 Soundtrack
- Booklet featuring production notes and an essay by film critic Amy Taubin
Order Due Date: February 2, 2010
Street Date: March 2, 2010
Catalog Number: CG 000109
UPC: 881164000187| ISBN: 0-7815-1312-X
Total Run Time: 110 minutes
Screen Format: Widescreen 1.85:1 (16:9)