Video/Film , DVD in French , English

La jetée : Sans soleil

two films by Chris Marker.
  • [United States] : Criterion Collection, [2007]
  • Special ed.
  • 1 videodisc (130 min.) : sound, b&w and colored ; 4 3/4 in. + Accompanied by: 1 booklet (44 pages : illustrations; 19 cm.)
  • DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.66:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., NTSC.
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Subjects
Genre
  • Science fiction films France.
  • Travelogues (Television programs)
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
  • Travelogues (Motion pictures, television, etc.)
  • Motion picture film collections.
  • Motion pictures, French.
  • Foreign films France.
  • Science fiction films.
  • Short films.
  • Documentary films.
Series
Summary
  • "La jetée" was the inspiration for Terry Gilliam's film "Twelve Monkeys" and is almost entirely narrated using black and white stills. After Paris is destroyed in a third world war, the survivors are forced to retreat underground where scientists conduct strange time-travel experiments in an effort to escape to a better past or future. In "Sans soleil", an unknown woman reads the writings of a cameraman who travels the world to produce a study of "the dreams of the human race"; he is particularly attracted to the two extremes of Japan and Africa, and discusses the images that he creates with the woman.
Other information
  • Title from container.
  • Videodisc release of 2 motion pictures, produced in 1963 (La jeteé) and 1983 (Sans soleil).
  • Special features: new, restored high-definition digital transfers, approved by director Chris Marker; new video interviews 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.
  • Language: English or French dialogue with optional English subtitles; subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing.
Publisher's number
  • CC1694D Criterion Collection
ISBN
  • 193412155X
  • 9781934121559
Identifying numbers
  • UPC: 715515023924
  • OCLC: 122942659
  • OCLC: 122942659