søndag den 6. marts 2011

Chris Marker: La jatée

Chris Markers still powerful 1962 post-apocalyptic short film, with its classic anagnorisis finale. Produced entirely with still photographs, music and voice-over narration, it portrays a horrifying future world and the melancholic vision of a man consumed with nostalgic love for a dead woman he saw as child. Becoming the subject of the subterranean totalitarian governments attempt to throw emissaries into time, to call past and future to the rescue of the present, he just might have a chance to see her once again.







9 kommentarer:

  1. Wow, just wow. And they say independent films aren't worth watching

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  2. looks sick :D ill definitely check it out!

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  3. I just love this!
    parts of Terry Gilliam's 12 Monkeys from 1995 was inspired by this film.

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