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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 member found this review 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 member found this review helpful Created over 1 year ago.

The director is an adorable old lady!

Created almost 2 years ago. Updated almost 2 years ago.


Created 5 months ago.

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

Created 11 months ago.

Lovely, stange and thoughtful

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