Jacquot de Nantes
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A year after the untimely death of her husband and fellow filmmaker Jacques Demy, director Agnès Varda produced this film based on Demy's memoirs. Focusing on Demy's childhood, Jacquot de Nantes explores the Les Parapluies de Cherbourg director's burgeoning fascination with film as a boy and introduces viewers to his mother and father, a hairdresser and garage owner, respectively. At different stages of his life, Jacquot is portrayed by young actors Philippe Maron, Edouard Joubeaud, and Laurent Monnier. Jacquot de Nantes was also released as simply Jacquot.
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 80%

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"A portrait that is at once a love letter to the movies, a critical perspective on one of its celebrated artist's, and a personal tribute."
‑ Doug Cummings, Filmjourney
"It is a film about a boy who knew what he loved to do in life and was fortunate to make a living doing it."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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