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Unformatted text preview: ’; bringing life to objects Deserves care; nurturing • Under an Agricultural economy, gleaning can only go on once the harvest is over o With the law , there are only certain times that make it legal to pick up the wasted harvest on private lands Transgression • Varda explores the emotions of disgust, shame vs. ‘savvy’ (being able to use stuff in an efficient way) o Shows that gleaners overcome these emotions in order to gather the parts (of leftover TVs etc.) • Shows examples of how people live o Lower class who live off of gleaning vs. well off who still glean Joie de vivre A joy in living or a joy in life...
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- Spring '08
- The Gleaners, The Gleaners and I, Gleaning, Agnes Varda, independent film maker