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Cleo from 5 to 7 (Cléo de 5 à 7): dir Agnès Varda (1964)

15 November @ 7.00 pm - 9.00 pm

AED 52.50

Agnès Varda eloquently captures Paris in the 60s with this real-time portrait of a singer (Corinne Marchand) driftng in the city as she awaits biopsy results for a cancer test.

It’s thoroughly engaging, and manages to be a personal story that chronicles of the minutes of one woman’s life – it starts at 5pm while she’s waiting for the results, and they arrive towards the end of the two-hour period – as well as a proto-feminist film (Cléo complains that no one takes her seriously because she’s a woman, and that the men think that she’s faking her illness for attention) with an existential overlay (she struggles with her existence and the potential of her mortality). Cleo from 5 to 7 is a spirited mix of vivid vérité and Left Bank melodrama, featuring a score by Michel Legrand and cameos by Jean-Luc Godard and Anna Karina.

Shows in Cinema Akil’s short Agnès Varda retrospective.

Details

Date:
15 November
Time:
7.00 pm - 9.00 pm
Cost:
AED 52.50
Event Category:
Website:
bit.ly/33ojG63

Venue

Cinema Akil
Warehouse 68, Alserkal Avenue
Dubai,
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Phone:
+971 58 524 6362
Website:
http://cinemaakil.com/