La jetée ; Sans soleil / films by Chris Marker
DVD | Criterion Collection | 2007 | Guillame-approved special édition.

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Edition
Guillame-approved special édition.
Description
1 videodisc (130 min.) : sound, black and white and color ; 4 3/4 in..
Series
Criterion collection ; 387
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 387.
System Details
DVD, region 1; widescreen (1.66:1) presentation; Dolby digital mono.
Cast
La jetée: Hélène Chatelain, Davos Hanich, Jacques Ledoux, André Heinrich, Jacques Branchu ; narrated by Jean Negroni.
Sans soleil: Letters read by Alexandra Stewart.
Credits
La jetée: Editing, Jean Ravel ; music by Trevor Duncan.
Note
Special features: video interviews with filmmaker Jean-Pierre Gorin (from 2005); "Chris on Chris" (a video piece on Marker by writer Chris Darke, 10 min.); two excerpts from the French TV series "Court-circuit (le magazine)" directed by Luc Lagier (a 2 min. long look at David Bowie's 1993 music video for "Jump they say", which was inspired by "La jetée" & a 9 min. long analysis of Alfred Hitchcock's "Vertigo" and its influence on Marker).
Summary
La jetée: An unnamed man experiments with time travel, in hopes of finding a solutions to the problems of his post-apocalyptic home era. Narrated almost entirely using black-and-white still photographs.
Sans soleil: Actress Alexandra Stewart reads and comments on the letters she receives from (fictional) Sandor Krasna, a world-traveling freelance cameraman. Explores the immense diversity of the human species and its differing societies.
Contents
La jetée (1963, 27 min.) / Argos-Films présente ; avec la participation du Service de la Recherche de la R.T.F. ; un photo-roman de Chris Marker-- Sans soleil = Sunless (1983, 103 min.) / conception and editing, Chris Marker.
Language
French dialogue with optional English subtitles.
Note
GMD: videorecording;.
Subject
Genre/Form
Added Author
Marker, Chris, 1921-2012.
Chatelain, Hélène.
Hanich, Davos.
Ledoux, Jacques.
Heinrich, André.
Branchu, Jacques, 1921-1988.
Négroni, Jean.
Stewart, Alexandra.
Gorin, Jean-Pierre.
Darke, Chris.
Lupton, Catherine.
Argos Films.
Office de radiodiffusion-télévision française. Service de la recherche.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Added Title
Sans soleil
Jetée (Motion picture)
Sans soleil (Motion picture)
Sunless.
Chris on Chris.
Memory's apostle : Chris Marker, 'La jetée', and 'Sans soliel'.
Rare Marker : an interview.
ISBN
193412155X
9781934121559
39.95
Standard No.
715515023924
Music No.
CC1694D Criterion Collection
Extras
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