Uncle Yanco

Direction
Year
1967
Country
  • France
Duration
22min
Audio Tracks
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This is a portrait of the painter Jean Varda, my uncle. In the aquatic suburbs of San Francisco, intellectual heart and center of the bohemian, he navigates with a sail and paints celestial and Byzantine cities because he is Greek. Nevertheless, he is involved in young American movements; hippies and drop outs come to see him in his house-boat. How I discovered my American uncle and how marvelous is the man: that’s what I show in this colorful short. —Agnès Varda

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Details

  • Original title
    Uncle Yanco
  • Direction
  • Dir. of Photo.
    David Myers
  • Editing
    Jean Hamon
  • Music
    Richard Lawrence, Yannis Spanos et Albinoni
  • Sound
    Paul Oppenheim
  • Duration
    22 min (16-30 min.)
  • Year
    1967
  • Country
    • France
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Production

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