La Jetee

  • 1963
  • 28 MIN
  • NR
  • Fantasy, Science Fiction

Chris Marker's LA JETEE (THE PIER), which was the inspiration for Terry Gilliam's TWELVE MONKEYS (1995), is a remarkable and unique experimental short that consists solely of still frames, narration, music and sound effects as it relates an apocalyptic tale of memory and time-travel. A few years before WWIII, a young boy sees a woman standing at the end...read more

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(Movie Clip) World War Three
The one-of-a-kind opening of experimental film maker Chris Marker's La Jetee, 1962, featuring no moving pictures and the seeds of Terry Gilliam's 12 M (more…)
(Movie Clip) The Man Doesn't Die
Approaching halfway through director Chris Marker's famous short film, the man (Davos Hanic) encounters the experimenter, (Jacques Ledoux), making pla (more…)

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