An 1867 painting by Jean-Francois Millet inspired documentarian Agnes Varda to cross the French countryside to videotape people who scavenge. Taking everything from surplus in the fields, to rubbish in trashcans, to oysters washed up after a storm, the "gleaners" range from those sadly in need to those hoping to recreate the community activity of centuries past, and still others who use whatever they find to cobble together a rough art.
With Post-film discussion.
Cert U. Running Time 1 hr 22 mins