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Marker, Chris 1921-2012

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La jetée by Chris Marker( Visual )

77 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Told almost entirely in stills and set in Paris after the Third World War. An imprisoned man is being used by scientists to investigate time travel
Ran by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

15 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aging warlord decides to split his kingdom between his three sons, who will live in three separate castles. The two eldest sons are quite happy, but the youngest thinks his father has gone mad, and predicts that it won't be long until the two older brothers are fighting with each other
Giraudoux par lui-même by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

89 editions published between 1951 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le fond de l'air est rouge by Chris Marker( Visual )

35 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chris Marker's epic film essay on the worldwide political wars of the 60's and 70's: Vietnam, Bolivia, May '68, Prague, Chile, and the fate of the New Left. This sweeping, global contemplation of a defining decade's political history is divided into two parts, each part woven together to describe what Marker has called "scenes of the Third World War."
La batalla de Chile la lucha de un pueblo sin armas = The battle of Chile : the struggle of an unarmed people( Visual )

14 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Marxist analysis of the overthrow of Salvador Allende's government in 1973
La jetée : ciné-roman by Chris Marker( Book )

20 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in French and English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The book version of the legendary science fiction film (1964)"--Publisher description
La jetée Sans soleil by Chris Marker( Visual )

47 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"La Jetée" was the inspiration for Terry Gilliam's film "Twelve Monkeys" and is almost entirely narrated using black and white stills. After Paris is destroyed in a third world war, the survivors are forced to retreat underground where scientists conduct strange time-travel experiments in an effort to escape to a better past or future. In "Sans Soleil", an unknown woman reads the writings of a cameraman who travels the world to produce a study of "the dreams of the human race"; he is particularly attracted to the two extremes of Japan and Africa, and discusses the images that he creates with the woman
Chats perchés The case of the grinning cat by Chris Marker( Visual )

20 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In November 2001, Chris Marker became intrigued by the sudden appearance of grinning yellow cat paintings on Paris buildings and began to document them , as well as other incidents and protests in the city of Paris while he filmed. The creator is evenually revealed to be an art collective known as Mr. Chat
Giraudoux par lui-même; images et textes présentés by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

2 editions published in 1952 in French and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sans soleil Sunless by Chris Marker( Visual )

32 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Distinctions between fiction and non-fiction film dissolve in this personal journey through the fabric of Tokyo life, and other points around the world
Chris Marker, La jetée by Janet Harbord( Book )

6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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-white still photographs - has been praised by cultural theorists and Netflix subscribers alike. In this illustrated study of La Jetée, Janet Harbord focuses in part on the film's treatment of time - its shifts from a pre-war past to a projected future a further future of the future (each with its own signature images and sound) - arguing that in this way it addresses the nature of consciousness and the simultaneity of time-frames that we inhabit. Harbord moves easily from a close reading of the film to discussions of broader cultural issues, lucidly piecing together the enigma that is La Jetée
Loin du Việt-Nam = Far from Vietnam by Alain Resnais( Visual )

7 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in French and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Initiated and edited by Chris Marker, Far from Vietnam is an epic 1967 collaboration between cinema greats Jean-Luc Godard, Joris Ivens, William Klein, Claude Lelouch and Alain Resnais in protest of American military involvement in Vietnam--made, per Marker's narration, 'to affirm, by the exercise of their craft, their solidarity with the Vietnamese people in struggle against aggression.' A truly collaborative effort, the film brings together an array of stylistically disparate contributions, none individually credited, under a unified editorial vision. The elements span documentary footage shot in North and South Vietnam and at anti-war demonstrations in the United States; a fictional vignette and a monologue that dramatize the self-interrogation of European intellectuals; interviews with Fidel Castro and Anne Morrison, widow of Norman Morrison, the Quaker pacifist who burned himself alive on the steps of the White House in 1965; an historical overview of the conflict; reflections from French journalist Michèle Ray; and a range of repurposed media material."
Le joli mai by Chris Marker( Visual )

19 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A striking look at Paris in the Spring of 1962, a year after the end of the Algerian War and the first time that France was at peace since 1939. The filmmakers interview recently arrived African immigrants as well as longtime Parisians to create a portrait of Paris in the aftermath of two wars. Utilizing his unique interview style, director Chris Marker puts his subjects at ease to such a degree that they appear to welcome his questions, revealing their hopes and anxieties as well as the enormous optimism and possibility of the era. Whether he is interviewing stock brokers outside the Paris bourse, or young lovers, Marker's camera captures the individualism and dignity of the Parisians he encounters. The interviewees include a worker priest who has embraced militant unionism, a salesman who claims that he is a slave to work and money, three sisters from the 16th Arrondissement, and a student from Dahomey. Marker's film captures a bygone era before home movie cameras became widely available, when men and women were unaware of there own image on camera. The resulting innocence and openess captured during the film's interviews is striking from todays vantage point
Level 5 by Chris Marker( Visual )

20 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman (Laura), a computer, an invisible interlocutor: such is the setup on which the show is built. She 'inherits' a task: to finish writing a video game centered on the Battle of Okinawa - a tragedy practically unknown in the West, but whose development played a decisive role in the way World War II ended, as well as in postwar times and even the present
Le souvenir d'un avenir remembrance of things to come( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and French and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... codirected by Chris Marker and Bellon's daughter Yannick, uses Bellon's photographs to create a ... historical portrait of the two decades between 1935 and 1955. Leaping back and forth in time, from family portraits of Bellon and her two daughters, to her unique photographic record of pre-war Paris - the first surrealist exhibition, the 1937 Paris World's Fair, the birth of the Cinématheque Française, and the Popular Front, - to images from France's African colonies, the Spanish Civil War, the Second World War and the German Occupation, the images in this ... "cineessays" are complemented by Chris Marker's ... commentary (read by ... Alexandra Stewart), a complex rumination on the interrelations between photography, memory, thought and history."--Cover sheet
Dreams( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of award-winning short films from around the world
One day in the life of Andreĭ Arsenʹevich( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three songs about motherland: documentary about Russia, situated in three different cities: Komsomolsk-on-Amur in the country's far east, the city of dreams; the metropolis Moscow, the city of sorrow; and the Siberian Khanty-Mansiysk, the city of hope. Respectively speaking, these cities are symbols of the country's past, present and future. The trilogy constitutes a sampling of a country in transition, told in little over 30 minutes
L'aveu = The confession by Costa-Gavras( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in French and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The master of the political thriller became an instant phenomenon after the mammoth success of Z, and he quickly followed it with the perhaps even more riveting. Based on a harrowing true story, influential Czechoslovak dignitary who, in the early fifties, was abducted, imprisoned, and interrogated by fellow members of his country₂s Communist ruling party, their intentions vague, their methods terrifying
Le Joli mai The lovely month of May( Visual )

10 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in French and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of interviews with ordinary people in the streets of Paris speaking about their lives and feelings while living in France in May of 1962, the year the Algerian War came to an end
The last Bolshevik( Visual )

15 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and French and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life and work of Russian film director, Alexander Medvedkin
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Berenizi Jacopo 1921-2012

Berenzini, Jacopo 1921-

Berenzini, Jacopo 1921-2012

Bouche-Villeneuve Christian 1921-2012

Bouche-Villeneuve, Christian Franois.‏

Bouche-Villeneuve, Christian Franois, 1921-

Bouche-Villeneuve, Christian-Franois 1921-2012

Chris Marker

Chris Marker Frans filmregisseur

Chris Marker franzsischer Schriftsteller, Fotograf und Dokumentarfilmer

Chris Marker French filmmaker

Chris Marker regista, sceneggiatore e montatore francese

Guillaume-en-gypte 1921-2012

Kosinki 1921-2012

Krasna, Michel 1921-2013

Krasna Sandor 1921-2012

Markassin, Fritz

Markassin Fritz 1921-2012

Marker, Chris

Marker, Chris, 1921-

Marker, Christian.‏

Marker, Christian 1921-

Marker Christian 1921-2012

Marker, Kris 1921-2012

Murasaki Sergei 1921-2012

Villeneuve Boris 1921-2012

Villeneuve, Christian Bouche-

Villeneuve, Christian Bouche 1921-2012

Villeneuve, Christian Franois Bouche-.

Villeneuve, Christian Franois Bouche-, 1921-

Villeneuve, Christian Franois Bouche-, 1921-2012

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