LA POINTE COURTE (Agnès Varda, 1953)

Belgian-born Agnès Varda would go on to make some exceptionally beautiful French films; however, her first feature, La Pointe Courte, is a failed experiment. Far from launching the nouvelle vague, as some insist that it did, its desentimentalized version of Italian neorealism is its only connection with the French New Wave. Alain Resnais edited Varda’s […]