Chris Marker Notes from the Era of Imperfect Memory


  • Did you see the crow in the film of the film? It reminds me of Franz Kafka. In Czech, a crow is called kavka. Second Life is the country of the metamorphosis. And Chris Marker likes the avatars.

  • Nice catch! I went to his house once in 1983 on a road trip to Praque.

    The impossibility of not writing, the impossibility of writing German, the impossibility of writing differently. One might add a fourth impossibility, the impossibility of writing…. Thus what has resulted was a literature impossible in all respects, a gypsy literature which had stolen the German child out of its cradle and in great haste put it through some kind of training, for someone had to dance on the tightrope. (But it wasn’t a German child, it was nothing; people merely said that somebody was dancing.)
    Franz Kafka

Chris Marker Notes from the Era of Imperfect Memory

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