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Director Agnès Varda is dead

it was regarded as a Pioneer of the "Nouvelle Vague" and won as the first woman to be a Golden lion at the Venice film festival. Now Varda has died at the age

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Director Agnès Varda is dead

it was regarded as a Pioneer of the "Nouvelle Vague" and won as the first woman to be a Golden lion at the Venice film festival. Now Varda has died at the age of 90 years.

The film Director Agnès Varda is dead. The French news Agency AFP reported on Friday, citing her family. Varda was 90 years old.

born In Brussels and grew up in France, traveled Varda in the fifty years, first as a photo reporter, among other things, by China, Africa, and the Soviet Union. With the short film "La pointe courte" was in 1954, her much-anticipated debut as a filmmaker. The marital history is not won is of great importance for the later so-called "Nouvelle Vague", although Varda-rich, such as François Truffaut or Jean - Luc Godard-the cinematic circle of influence cinema magazine Cahiers du cinéma.

Soon the Director also caught their first longer films caused a stir: in 1961, about Wednesday appeared to be "between five and seven", the portrait of a singer, two hours long on a heavy medical judgment will have to wait. One of their biggest successes was "free as a Bird", a Film that tells the story of a woman as a tramp through the South of France, and, finally, hypothermia is dying. In 1985, she received the Venice film festival - as the first woman ever to do so - the Golden lion. Time of her life, Varda has described herself as a feminist and, in 1971, wrote to the French "Manifesto of the 343" for a share of the abortion.

With more than 50 films, the Director balanced between reality and game and the Association skillfully document and fiction. Their roots were in literature and the visual arts. You spoke in terms of their literary approach to the Film of "cinécrire" (cinema). Here, you are interested always also for the technical innovations in your professional field. In addition to the Danish Director Lars von Trier was one of the First that successfully worked with the digital camera.

Varda has received numerous awards for her work, including an honorary César, the honorary Palme from Cannes, and the honorary Oscar.

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