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Chris Marker

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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .
Written in English


  • Marker, Chris, 1921- -- Criticism and interpretation

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementNora M. Alter.
SeriesContemporary film directors
LC ClassificationsPN1998.3.M366 A48 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3412821M
ISBN 100252030737, 0252073169
ISBN 109780252030734, 9780252073168
LC Control Number2005028936

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Liner notes from original English edition of Immemory, In our moments of megalomaniacal reverie, we tend to see our memory as a kind of history book: we have won and lost battles, discovered empires and abandoned them. At the very least we are the characters of an epic novel (“Quel roman que ma vie!”. "This book version of La Jetée is, to my mind, astonishingly beautiful. It brings a total freshness to the work and a new way to use photos to deal with dramatic events. Not a film's book, but a book in its own right; the real ciné-roman announced in the film's credits." —Chris Marker. A reconsideration of Chris Marker's famous film, examining its treatment of time, its use of sound, the influence of the comic book form, and other topics. Chris Marker's legendary “ciné roman” (“film novel”) La Jetée is considered one of the greatest and most influential experimental films of all time. This short film—a postapocalyptic story composed almost entirely of black-and. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.

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