Chris Marker Notes from the Era of Imperfect Memory

La Jetée Blu-Ray DVD Announced

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Le Jetée blu-ray dvd by Potemkine Films, to be released Feb 2, 2021
La Jetée – Blu-ray DVD with Ciné-roman Book & Extra Videos

On the heels of the thrilling announcement of the new Blu-ray DVD of Sans Soleil, Potemkine Films has announced another exquisite package: La Jetée by Chris Marker in a new “Édition Collecteur,” due out on February 2, 2021. The new release includes the 250 page ciné-roman book of La Jetée, as well as extra videos: “Regards sur La Jetée par Jean-Michel Frodon; Quand La Jetée croise Vertigo; Jean Négroni raconte le tournage de La Jetée, and Petite visite du bar La Jetée à Tokyo.

Pre-order the DVD of La Jetée at Potemkine Films.

Synopsis

Sur la jetée d’Orly, un homme est frappé par le visage d’une femme qui regarde mourir un homme. Plus tard, après la Troisième Guerre mondiale qui a détruit Paris, les survivants se terrent dans les souterrains de Chaillot, où des techniciens expérimentent le voyage dans le temps. Car c’est dans le Temps que passera le seul moyen de survivre dans ce nouveau monde. Seuls l’avenir et le passé peuvent sauver le présent…

Sommaire

Nouveau master restauré.
Coffret collector en format à l’italienne*, comprenant :

  • le Blu-ray du film.
  • le DVD du film.
  • la version ciné-roman du film (livre de 250 pages en grand format).

Regards sur La Jetée par Jean-Michel Frodon (44′).
Quand La Jetée croise Vertigo (10′).
Jean Négroni raconte le tournage de La Jetée (4′).
Petite visite du bar La Jetée à Tokyo (2′).
Contenu et Bonus
Nouveau master restauré
Coffret collector en format à l’italienne, comprenant :

  • le Blu-ray du film
  • le DVD du film
  • la version ciné-roman du film (livre de 250 pages en grand format)
English Translation

Synopsis

On the Orly pier, a man is struck by the face of a woman who watches a man die. Later, after World War III which has destroyed Paris, the survivors take refuge in the underground passages of Chaillot, where technicians experiment with time travel. Time itself becomes the sole means to survive in this new world. Only the future and the past can save the present …

Contents & Bonuses

New master restored. Collector’s box in Italian format, including:

  • The Blu-ray of the film
  • The DVD of the film
  • The cine-novel version of the film (book of 250 pages in large format)
  • Views of La Jetée by Jean-Michel Frodon (44 ‘)
  • When La Jetée crosses Vertigo (10 ‘)
  • Jean Négroni describes the shooting of La Jetée (4 ‘)
  • A short visit to the La Jetée bar in Tokyo (2 ‘)

New master restored. Collector’s box in Italian format*, including the Blu-ray of the film; the DVD of the film; and the cine-novel version of the film (book of 250 pages in large format).

* What, one might ask, is the format “à l’italienne”? Well, here you go:

In printing, an Italian format designates a book format in the width direction. It is the equivalent of landscape mode in digital. The Italian-style format was popularized in Italy by the publication of fumetti, comics in a small format in the 1950s and 1960s. In contrast, the French format designates a book format in the direction of height.

Wikipédia, “Format à l’italienne”

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