- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 1 hours, 22 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: July 23, 2002
- Originally Released: 2001
- Label: Zeitgeist Films
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Single Side - Single Layer
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Additional Release Material:
- Documentary: THE GLEANERS AND I: TWO YEARS LATER
- Interactive Features:
- Optional English Subtitles
- Text/Photo Galleries:
- Production Notes
- Filmographies: Agnes Varda
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Entertainment Weekly - 03/23/2001
"...[A] liberating, personal documentary assemblage....GLEANERS feels delightfully organic, eccentrically rambling, the found artistic collage of a woman who herself loves to collect..."
Film Comment - 03/01/2001
"...Varda takes GLEANERS beyond the existential demands of scavenging to make the case for it as fun. She's rational, childlike, historical, certainly art-historical, legalistic, humanistic, and of course, persistent..."
New York Times - 04/06/2001
"...Captivating....THE GLEANERS AND I is charged with the pleasure of discovery....It is typically brisk, dryly witty and inventive, unsentimental yet caring..."
USA Today - 08/02/2002
"...Illuminating and even charming..."
Wall Street Journal - 11/27/2009
"[Varda's] mission was to find contemporary equivalents of the three peasant women in the painting, searching for grains of wheat in an already harvested field. In finding them, she found herself."