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Chris Marker (screenplay)
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Release Date:
16 February 1962 (France) See more »
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Plot:
Time travel, still images, a past, present and future and the aftermath of World War III. The tale of a man... See more » | Add synopsis »
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experimental, elegaic, profound, beautiful, and mysterious See more (104 total) »

Cast

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Jean Négroni ... Narrator (voice)
Hélène Chatelain ... The Woman
Davos Hanich ... The Man
Jacques Ledoux ... The Experimenter
André Heinrich
Jacques Branchu
Pierre Joffroy
Étienne Becker
Philbert von Lifchitz
Ligia Branice ... A woman from the future (as Ligia Borowczyk)
Janine Klein ... A woman from the future
William Klein ... A man from the future (as Bill Klein)
Germano Facetti (as Germano Faccetti)

Directed by
Chris Marker 
 
Writing credits
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Chris Marker  screenplay and dialogue

Produced by
Anatole Dauman .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Jean Chiabaut 
Chris Marker 
 
Film Editing by
Jean Ravel 
 
Sound Department
Antoine Bonfanti .... sound editor
Antoine Bonfanti .... sound re-recording mixer
 

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Also Known As:
"La jetée" - France (original title)
"The Pier" - International (English title) (informal literal title)
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Runtime:
28 min
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1.66 : 1 See more »
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This short film was the inspiration for the 1995 Terry Gilliam film "Twelve Monkeys".See more »
Quotes:
[last lines]
Narrator:He ran toward her. And when he recognized the man who'd trailed him from the camp, he realized there was no escape out of time, and that that moment he'd been granted to see as a child, and that had obsessed him forever after... was the moment of his own death.
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The Girl (Prologue)See more »

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23 out of 32 people found the following review useful.
experimental, elegaic, profound, beautiful, and mysterious, 19 November 2002
Author: pyamada from chicago

This is one of the most stunning short films ever made. Marker has pieced together an oblique, sci-fi setting for marvelous still photography; when there is movement, it is a cause for joy! Everyone who is a cineast should see this film: it's that good and it's that important!

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