Ouvroir the Movie by Chris Marker

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21 thoughts on “Ouvroir the Movie by Chris Marker

  1. Marie says:

    Vous êtes là depuis toujours, et je m’en lasse pas …

  2. Eupalinos says:

    I love Bach’s Goldberg Variations meeting Chris Marker’s X-plugs while the camera is rotating… and GEE’s evasive gesture at 30:08
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/eupalinos/4556627751/

  3. The music is brilliant there. I imagine it on the big screen at that point. I wasn’t sure what piece it was, thanks for filling us in. If anyone is wondering about the Ghent reference at the end, CM writes (via an anonymous friend): “Invited to do an Ouvroir Tour in Ghent next Friday, Guillaume (having concluded that live tours are frustrating for the performer and for the audience) decided to make it a 30 min movie – and as usual, I followed.”

  4. Jay Marvin says:

    This short is great. I wrote Chris once and he sent me a picture of William Of Egypt!

  5. Oakoak says:

    Un chat poète nous ouvre les portes d’un nouveau monde. Comme une promesse. Espérons qu’elle soit tenue et que d’autres petits films suivront.

  6. […] from the Era of Imperfect Memory, a short film constructed in Second Life by Chris Marker titled Ouvroir the Movie by Chris Marker follows a cat as it explores a land called Ouvroir. Media screening rooms display photographs and […]

  7. Matteo: Thank you for the link. Beautiful SL video! Quartz in winter wonderland.

  8. Matteo Giovanelli says:

    Thank you!
    Hi blindlibrarian, i’m very happy to see your comment….if you want…you can see my other work here..some are in italian…but soon i’ll translate it in english…

    http://www.vimeo.com/biokosmos

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  10. […] course, Monsieur Guillaume. It can be accessed at the coordinates 187, 61, 39. In 2010, Marker made Ouvroir, the movie, featuring Guillaume’s wanderings through the […]

  11. […] course, Monsieur Guillaume. It can be accessed at the coordinates 187, 61, 39. In 2010, Marker made Ouvroir, the movie, featuring Guillaume's wanderings through the […]

  12. francis says:

    What is the music? It isn’t bach’s goldberg variations

  13. zerkalo says:

    Good question, francis. Can anyone out there answer it?

  14. Francis says:

    I feel like i’ve heard it on the end of an apocalyptic movie before. It sounds like its from the 20th century at least.. maybe

  15. […] di Agnès Varda, all'avatar felino in Second Life nel già citato L'Ouvroir). Sempre Marker si identificò nei gatti, creature libere e non asservite al potere (è […]

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