Lions Love (1969)

115 mins | Drama | 1969

Director:

Agnès Varda

Writer:

Agnès Varda

Producer:

Agnès Varda

Cinematographer:

Stefan Larner

Editor:

Robert Dalva

Production Designer:

Jack Wright, III

Production Company:

Max L. Raab
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HISTORY

Film includes documentary footage of Robert Kennedy's ... More Less

Film includes documentary footage of Robert Kennedy's assassination. More Less

CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
PRODUCERS
Exec prod
WRITER
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
ART DIRECTOR
FILM EDITOR
Film ed
MUSIC
PRODUCTION MISC
Prod mgr
Asst to Miss Varda
Script cons & historical material
DETAILS
Release Date:
1969
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 13 October 1969
Physical Properties:
Sound
Color
Technicolor
Duration(in mins):
115
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

A female film director arrives in Hollywood to document the lives of three aspiring stars (two actors and an actress), who share a hilltop house. Because she cannot obtain artistic freedom from her studio, the director attempts suicide. The actors' idyll is also interrupted by the assassination of Robert Kennedy, graphically reported on their television, and by the shooting of Andy Warhol. The film is framed by scenes from Michael McClure's The Beard ... +


A female film director arrives in Hollywood to document the lives of three aspiring stars (two actors and an actress), who share a hilltop house. Because she cannot obtain artistic freedom from her studio, the director attempts suicide. The actors' idyll is also interrupted by the assassination of Robert Kennedy, graphically reported on their television, and by the shooting of Andy Warhol. The film is framed by scenes from Michael McClure's The Beard . +

Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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