Cinema & the nebulous, photographic quality of memory.

Chris Marker’s La Jetée (1962) is an eloquent and experimental cinematic study of dreams, nightmares and memory. Why it’s still relevant to us all today, especially in light of the director’s incredible life…

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Still from LA JETḖE : The woman in the memory.
DAVID LYNCH: SURREALIST CINEMA BBC ARENA 1987, Part I
DAVID LYNCH: SURREALIST CINEMA BBC ARENA 1987, Part II
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Marker’s “Cats Go Barack” for Obama’s 2008 campaign.
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Chris Marker, photo courtesy of the LA Times.
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Still from LA JETḖE : The man in the experiment.
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Still from LA JETḖE : The woman in the memory.
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A beautiful shot which captures the fundamentally ethereal nature of dreams, time, and memory in LA JETḖE.
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A war-ravaged desolate Paris in LA JETḖE. This landscape is quite allegorical of what happens when our dreams become nightmares and memories become corrupted.
La Jetée (1962)
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The end of LA JETḖE.

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Former Contributing editor thefourohfive.com/film … Staff writer CitizenTruth.org . half of Real Monsters podcast. #crime , #truecrime : haubr.wess@gmail.com

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