... “Faces Places,” from 2017. The Best Documentary Oscar nomination for 2017’s Faces/Places, co-directed by Varda and the French artist JR, helped that film reach a wide audience, but there are far better examples of … Picture 7/10. The Criterion Channel. “Since I saw Faces Places at its premiere at Cannes in May, [Agnès] Varda’s latest documentary has cemented itself on my running list of the year’s best titles,” writes Manohla Dargis in … A founder of the French New Wave who became an international art-house icon, Agnès Varda was a fiercely independent, restlessly curious visionary whose work was at once personal and passionately … Criterion Unveils Definitive Agnès Varda Box Set Featuring All 39 of Her Films. (1988) Jacques Demy — Jacquot de Nantes (1991), The Young Girls Turn 25 (1993), The World of Jacques Demy (1995) Simon Cinéma — One Hundred and One Nights (1995) La glaneuse — The Gleaners and I (2000), The Gleaners and I: Two Years Later (2002) Visual Artist — Faces Places… Criterion upgrades their previous DVD of John Cassavete’s Faces to Blu-ray (the second disc in their Cassavetes box set) and present it on a dual-layer disc in its original aspect … Toggle Menu. Critic's Notebook: Criterion's 'Complete Films of Agnès Varda' Offers a Welcome Chance to Explore the Visions of a Tireless Searcher. Sometimes it can get insufferable, like in Faces Places (2017), which begins as an adventure with co-director and muralist JR, before veering into … Faces Places (French: Visages Villages) is a 2017 French documentary film directed by Agnès Varda and JR.It was screened out of competition at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival where it won the L'Œil d'or … The Criterion Collection is a video distribution company which specializes in licensing and selling "important classic and contemporary films" in "editions that offer the highest technical quality and award-winning, original supplements." Explore more than 1,500 films on the Criterion Channel, with filters for genre, decade, country, and director. Now Playing ... 3 Faces Jafar Panahi Iran, 2018 4 … Janus Films and the Voyager Company established The Criterion Collection … Her closet video was one of my favorites and Faces Places … … Varda is one of those people whose art I loved but also who I just loved to see speaking, engaging, or interacting in any context. The 15-disc collector's set hits shelves on August 11. Devastating news as a Criterion fan, as a film fan, and as a person. Criterion's set honors that. The Beaches of Agnès and Faces Places.