L'Univers de Jacques Demy (The Universe of Jacques Demy)(The World of Jacques Demy)
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L'Univers de Jacques Demy (The Universe of Jacques Demy)(The World of Jacques Demy)
Noted French filmmaker Demy's wife Agnes Varda helmed this intensely personal tribute to her late husband. It is her third such tribute and is the only one to look deeply into Demy's vision as a director and his filmmaking techniques. To do so, she uses perfectly preserved film clips from each of the director's works and interviews with those who knew and loved him. Those interviewed include actress Catherine Deneuve, actress Anouk Aimee, actor Michel Piccoli, composer Michel Legrand, his own children and others, including female fans whose lives where influenced by his work. Also… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Delightful documentary with inventive visual style, and a rich look at the films of Demy."
‑ Michael E. Grost, Classic Film and Television
"A joyful personal tribute to internationally acclaimed French New Wave filmmaker Jacques Demy."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews