On a rainy spring day, Mary-Jane (Jane Birkin), a fortysomething divorcee, falls in love with Julien (Agnès Varda’s son, Mathieu Demy), a fourteen-year-old teenager with a passion for a video game entitled Kung-Fu Master. When this taboo affair transpires, it is decided that Mary-Jane will never see Julien again. But was their affair just another game for him? Through Agnès Varda’s eye, what could have been a damning morality tale becomes an exploration of a woman’s loneliness, anxiety about aging, and crisis of identity.
Special screening in memory of artist and filmmaker Agnès Varda, preceded by a discussion with actress and singer Jane Birkin