The Gleaners and I (2000)

Original Title: Les Glaneurs et la Glaneuse

Documentary, Made in Europe
1h 22min
Age rating


Varda focuses her eye on gleaners: those who scour already-reaped fields for the odd potato or turnip. Her investigation leads from forgotten corners of the French countryside to off-hours at the green markets of Paris, following those who insist on finding a use for that which society has cast off, whether out of necessity or activism.

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