Cleo from 5 to 7 (1962)

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Cleo, a singer and hypochondriac, becomes increasingly worried that she might have cancer while awaiting test results from her doctor.


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  • Corinne Marchand and Agnès Varda at an event for Cleo from 5 to 7 (1962)
  • Antoine Bourseiller and Corinne Marchand in Cleo from 5 to 7 (1962)
  • Corinne Marchand in Cleo from 5 to 7 (1962)
  • Agnès Varda in Cleo from 5 to 7 (1962)
  • Michel Legrand and Corinne Marchand in Cleo from 5 to 7 (1962)
  • Corinne Marchand and Agnès Varda in Cleo from 5 to 7 (1962)

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Agnès Varda

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Agnès Varda

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5 August 2001 | dbdumonteil
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| From ignorance to enlightenment.
First scene (shot in color):Cleo visits the fortune-teller:ignorance,confusion.Last scene:Cleo is a responsible woman now,she's ready to cope with a not-so-rose future:enlightenment. Between the scenes ,one hour and a half (the title is a misnomer).Historically,it's not the first film whose story unfolds in real time (see Robert Wise:the set up).But the concept is here totally mastered. At the beginning of the movie,Cleo is a precious,soft ,selfish young girl.The fortune-teller epitomizes naïvete,a non-scientific attitude.And however,the lady says something important when Cleo draws a skeleton from the tarot pack:"do not panic,the arms and the legs are still covered with flesh.Your own being is about to change deeply." The fortune tells that to comfort Cleo -later she'll tell her husband "cards say "death!",and as for me I've seen cancer"-and the end would prove she was right though. After leaving the fortune-teller,Cleo meets some people ,most of them indifferent,she cannot communicate her anguish to any of them.Everybody' s busy about himself.They listen to her,but they can't hear her. Then she takes her black glasses off!It's a symbol,now she's ready to see the world as it is.She meets Antoine ,he's a soldier about to return to Algeria to fight in a dirty war.Both are afraid,both have found the comfort they needed so!Now Cleo has opened up,she can face the terrible illness."I'm not afraid anymore,she says,I think that I'm happy"

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