The Gleaners and I


1h 22m 2000

Brief Synopsis

Both a diary and a kind of extended essay on poverty, thrift and the curious place of scavenging in French history and culture--a documentary capturing the world of French gleaners who collect and make use of what others have discarded.

Film Details

Also Known As
Gleaners and I, Les Glaneurs et la glaneuse, glaneurs et la glaneuse
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2000
Production Company
Centre National Du Cinema; Le Studio Canal Plus; Procirep; StudioCanal
Distribution Company
Zeitgeist Films; Asociacia Slovenskych Filmovych Klubov (Asfk); Curzon Artificial Eye; Peripher Filmverleih; Zeitgeist Films

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 22m

Synopsis

Both a diary and a kind of extended essay on poverty, thrift and the curious place of scavenging in French history and culture--a documentary capturing the world of French gleaners who collect and make use of what others have discarded.

Film Details

Also Known As
Gleaners and I, Les Glaneurs et la glaneuse, glaneurs et la glaneuse
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2000
Production Company
Centre National Du Cinema; Le Studio Canal Plus; Procirep; StudioCanal
Distribution Company
Zeitgeist Films; Asociacia Slovenskych Filmovych Klubov (Asfk); Curzon Artificial Eye; Peripher Filmverleih; Zeitgeist Films

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 22m

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of the 2001 award for Best Non-Fiction Film from the National Society of Film Critics.

Winner of the 2001 award for Best Non-Fiction Film from the New York Film Critics Circle.

Winner of the Insight Award for Best Documentary at the 2001 Santa Barbara International Film Festival.

Winner of the Gold Hugo for Best Documentary Feature at the 2000 Chicago International Film Festival.

Winner of the Prix Arte for Best Documentary at the 2000 European Film Awards (EFA).

Released in United States Spring March 7, 2001

Released in United States April 6, 2001

Released in United States 2000

Released in United States August 2000

Released in United States October 2000

Released in United States November 2000

Released in United States 2001

Released in United States March 2001

Released in United States February 2010

Shown at Vancouver International Film Festival September 22 - October 5, 2000.

Shown at New York Film Festival September 22 - October 9, 2000.

Shown at Edinburgh International Film Festival (Documentary: Imagining Reality) August 13-27, 2000.

Shown at Chicago International Film Festival October 5-19, 2000.

Shown at London Film Festival (Experimenta) November 1-16, 2000.

Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival April 19 - May 3, 2001.

Shown at Santa Barbara International Film Festival March 1-11, 2001.

Shown at Santa Barbara International Film Festival (Special Presentation) February 4-14, 2010.

Released in United States Spring March 7, 2001 (NY)

Released in United States April 6, 2001 (Music Hall; Los Angeles)

Released in United States 2000 (Shown at Vancouver International Film Festival September 22 - October 5, 2000.)

Released in United States 2000 (Shown at New York Film Festival September 22 - October 9, 2000.)

Released in United States August 2000 (Shown at Edinburgh International Film Festival (Documentary: Imagining Reality) August 13-27, 2000.)

Released in United States October 2000 (Shown at Chicago International Film Festival October 5-19, 2000.)

Released in United States November 2000 (Shown at London Film Festival (Experimenta) November 1-16, 2000.)

Released in United States 2001 (Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival April 19 - May 3, 2001.)

Released in United States March 2001 (Shown at Santa Barbara International Film Festival March 1-11, 2001.)

Released in United States February 2010 (Shown at Santa Barbara International Film Festival (Special Presentation) February 4-14, 2010.)

Winner of the 2001 award for Best Non-Fiction Film from the Los Angeles Film Critics Association.