Cléo From 5 To 7
Nominated for the Palme d’Or at Cannes 1962.
Agnès Varda’s classic ‘Cleo From 5 to 7’ captures Paris at the height of the 60s in this intriguing tale expertly presented in real time about a singer whose life is in turmoil as she awaits a test result from a biopsy. As Cleo readies herself to meet with her doctor at 7 o’clock, she meets several friends and strangers while trying to grapple with mortality.
“I only saw this film about five years ago and fell in love with it. It explores very profound ideas in way that feels as light as air. That is not an easy thing to do” - Andrew Haigh