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Winner of "Best Documentary" at the 2000 European Film Awards.

Voted the best documentary of 2001 by the National Society of Film Critics, Agnès Varda's universally acclaimed "wandering-road documentary" focuses her ever-seeking eye on gleaners: those who scour already-reaped fields for the odd potato or turnip. Her investigation leads us from forgotten corners of the French countryside to off-hours at the green markets of Paris.

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1 user found this helpful Created about 2 years ago.

Absolutely fascinating documentary about a phenomenon I knew nothing about. Interesting narration and personal commentary from renowned director Agnes Varda as she injects herself into the experience. I highly recommend this!

1 user found this helpful Created over 1 year ago.

The director is an adorable old lady!

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clydecore
Created over 1 year ago. Updated over 1 year ago.

HEART SHAPED POTATOES

Created 3 months ago.

How can a film about gleaning completely miss mentioning Ruth, Naomi, and Boaz?????

Created 9 months ago.

Lovely, stange and thoughtful

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