The Gleaners & I The Gleaners & I

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.

Recent reviews

More

Popular Lists

More
  • A Trip to the Moon
  • The Great Train Robbery
  • The Birth of a Nation
  • Les Vampires
  • Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

All the films from all the editions, including those subsequently removed, presently totalling 1210. An easy way of seeing how…

  • Twenty Years Later
  • Stop Making Sense
  • O.J. Made in America
  • Shoah
  • As I Was Moving Ahead Occasionally I Saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty

Official Top 100 Documentary Films

A companion piece to Dave Vis' list of Letterboxd's official top 250 films of all-time, which excludes documentaries from consideration.…

  • Somersault
  • M.F.A.
  • From the East
  • Ascent
  • Looping

Films Directed by Women

FAQ (please read before commenting)

1) Why is [movie by male director] on here? In most cases (Slumdog Millionaire, The…