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The best films in July 2019—Varda and Only You

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By Wendy Ide   July 2019
Laia Costa in Only You

Laia Costa in Only You

 

Varda by Agnes, Released on 19th July

The final film from the late Agnès Varda is an autobiographical celebration of the much-beloved purveyor of cinematic mischief. Launched on the crest of the New Wave, she was a creative force in arthouse cinema for 75 years. There is a sense in this film, a career retrospective which is pegged to a series of lectures by Varda, of the nonagenarian director signing off. But her playful intellectual spirit and wit remains undimmed.…

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