Documenteur / Uncle Yanco
Location: Redstone Theater
Dir. Agnès Varda. 1981, 65 mins. DCP. With Sabine Mamou, Mathieu Demy. This small-scale fiction/documentary hybrid about a divorced mother and her child (played by Agnès Varda’s own son) leading a quiet existence on L.A.’s margins was made directly after Mur Murs. The two films, different in form and tone, are complexly interwoven, with overlapping images and ideas.
Preceded by Uncle Yanco (Dir. Agnès Varda. 1967, 19 mins.) In her effervescent first California film, Varda tracks down a Greek emigrant relative she has never met, discovering an artist and kindred soul leading a bohemian life in Sausalito.
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