Memory is like sand in my hand. I keep some and some is going…. But I was not discovering about me. I was discovering about cinema. My point was, could I find a cinematic way to tell a life and what is around it? What are my tools? How can I make it cinema, and not just recite something? I succeeded in some things, specially when I made it vaguely fake.
Agnes Varda talking to The Guardian about The Beaches of Agnes. But she could just as easily be talking about her approach to film making.