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Marker, Chris 1921-2012

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La jetée by Chris Marker( visu )
65 editions published between 1962 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,085 libraries worldwide
A science fiction love story that occurs after World War III
Giraudoux par lui-même; images et textes présentés by Jean Giraudoux( Book )
72 editions published between 1951 and 1991 in 4 languages and held by 897 libraries worldwide
Ran by Akira Kurosawa( visu )
15 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 656 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
Le fond de l'air est rouge by Chris Marker( visu )
30 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 483 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 ( visu )
11 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 403 libraries worldwide
A Marxist analysis of the overthrow of Salvador Allende's government in 1973
La jetée : ciné-roman by Chris Marker( Book )
18 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in French and English and held by 355 libraries worldwide
"The book version of the legendary science fiction film (1964)"--Publisher description
La jetée Sans soleil by Chris Marker( visu )
35 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 284 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
Chris Marker, La jetée by Janet Harbord( Book )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 224 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
Sans soleil Sunless by Chris Marker( visu )
22 editions published between 1982 and 1998 in 5 languages and held by 222 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
Chats perchés The case of the grinning cat ( visu )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 188 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 eventually revealed to be an art collective known as Mr. Chat
Le souvenir d'un avenir remembrance of things to come by Yannick Bellon( visu )
15 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 165 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 by Akira Kurosawa( visu )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
A collection of award-winning short films from around the world
One day in the life of Andreĭ Arsenʹevich ( visu )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 130 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
Le Joli mai The lovely month of May ( visu )
10 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in French and held by 117 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
Immemory a cd-rom by Chris Marker( file )
16 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 100 libraries worldwide
In Immemory, Chris Marker has used the format of the CD-Rom to create a multilayered, multimedia memoir. The reader investigates "zones" of travel, war, cinema, and poetry, navigating through photographs, film clips, music, and text, as if physically exploring Marker's memory itself. The result is a veritable 21st-century Rembrance of Things Past, an exploration of the state of memory in our digital era. With it, Marker has both invented a literary form and perfected it
Le joli mai by Chris Marker( visu )
16 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 100 libraries worldwide
"Filmed just after the March ceasefire between France and Algeria, Le Joli Mai documents Paris during a turning point in French history: the first time since 1939 that France was not involved in any war."--www.icarusfilms.com
La sixième face du Pentagone L'ambassade by Chris Marker( visu )
11 editions published between 1967 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 99 libraries worldwide
Sixième face du Pentagone is a documentary covering the October 21, 1967 Vietnam War protest at the Pentagon. L'ambassade is a vignette about political dissidents seeking refuge in a foreign embassy after a coup d'etat
The last Bolshevik ( visu )
12 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and French and held by 83 libraries worldwide
Examines the life and work of Russian film director, Alexander Medvedkin, while also giving a broad picture of life in the Soviet Union. Discusses the relation between art and politics in the Soviet Union
Hiroshima mon amour by Alain Resnais( visu )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in French and held by 76 libraries worldwide
A Japanese architect and a French actress engage in a brief intense affair in Hiroshima in 1959. Both deal with their personal memories of World War II--he by articulating his firsthand experience with nuclear disaster, she by remembering her traumatic affair with a German soldier
The experimental avant garde series ( visu )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
Life and death of 9413 Hollywood extra is the tale of the surreal and absurd life of a nameless movie extra. Seashell and the clergyman presents a clergyman who regrets his vow of celibacy and is tormented by dreams. In La jetée a survivor of World War III travels back in time seeking help in finding a way out of a radioactive impasse. Once in the past he falls in love and attempts to remain in that time, forsaking his mission
 
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Alternative Names
Berenizi, Jacopo, 1921-2012
Berenzini, Jacopo 1921-2012
Bouche-Villeneuve, Christian, 1921-2012
Bouche-Villeneuve, Christian François.
Bouche-Villeneuve, Christian François, 1921-
Bouche-Villeneuve, Christian François, 1921-2012
Bouche-Villeneuve, Christian-François 1921-2012 Frueherer Name
Chris Marker
Guillaume-en-Égypte 1921-2012
Kosinki, 1921-2012
Krasna, Michel 1921-2013
Krasna, Sandor, 1921-2012
Markassin, Fritz
Markassin, Fritz, 1921-2012
Marker, Christian.
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 François Bouche-.
Villeneuve, Christian François Bouche-, 1921-
Villeneuve, Christian François Bouche-, 1921-2012
Languages
French (239)
English (139)
Spanish (14)
German (9)
Japanese (7)
Multiple languages (3)
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