Chris Marker Notes from the Era of Imperfect Memory




“What we call past is somehow similar to what we call abroad. It is not a matter of distance, it is the passing of a boundary.” – Chris Marker, The Embassy Quoted by Acquerello @ The Auteur’s Notebook in a recent review (4/3/08). After his incisive analysis, he goes on to note: “First Run/Icarus films has made the two-film DVD of The Embassy and The Sixth Side of the Pentagon available exclusively from the Wexner Center for the Arts prior to its...

Criterion Releases Guillaume-Approved DVD


GUILLAUME-APPROVED EDITION New, restored high-definition digital transfers, approved by director Chris Marker New video interview with filmmaker Jean-Pierre Gorin Chris on Chris, a video piece on Marker by filmmaker and critic Chris Darke Two excerpts from the French TV series Court-circuit (le magazine), directed by Luc Lagier: the first, a look at David Bowie’s music video for “Jump They Say,” inspired by La Jetée; the second, an analysis of Hitchcock’s...

Chris Marker Notes from the Era of Imperfect Memory

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