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Time Out says

A film bedevilled by its intellectualism. It attempts to analyse the media-Unwelt of fringe Hollywood in June '68, the material being: avant-garde theatre (Michael McLure's The Beard), experimental art film (Shirley Clarke), the hip-hype pop musical (Rado and Ragni of Hair), underground superstardom (Viva), and the TV news. Varda's presentation is a peculiarly confused mix of ancient Godard, cliché'd surrealism, '50s pop, and a half-arsed imitation of Warholian stylistics, with some rancid cream - an unconvincing triangular love trip à la Le Bonheur - thrown in for good measure. Set off against the love triangle garbage is a neat doom package of assassination (Robert Kennedy), attempted murder (Andy Warhol) and attempted suicide (Shirley Clarke). A nakedly bad film, a melange of incompatibles that induces embarrassment or irritation, but hardly humour or interest. JDuC.
Written by JDuC

Release Details

  • Duration:110 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Agnès Varda
  • Screenwriter:Agnès Varda
  • Cast:
    • Peter Bogdanovich
    • Richard Bright
    • Shirley Clarke
    • Viva
    • Eddie Constantine
    • Agnès Varda
    • Carlos Clarens
    • James Rado
    • Gerome Ragni
    • Billie Dixon
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