Faces Places
aka Visages villages
First screened in October 2017
Directors: Agnès Varda and JR. Documentary about a roving art project through the north of France, conducted by an 88-year-old filmmaker and a 33-year-old street artist.

Twitter Capsule: Sweet old lady and her blurry accomplice seek "human exchange" while bending everyone to their vague yet steely will.

VOR:   Varda's aesthetic is demonstrably her own, and the collaborative angle makes it more interesting—if not nearly as much as many proponents claim.

Photo © 2017 Cohen Media Group/Ciné Tamaris/Social Animals/
Rouge International/Arte France Cinéma/Arches Films

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B–

Cannes Film Festival: Golden Eye
Toronto International Film Festival: People's Choice Award (Documentary)

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