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Director:
Writer:
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 (101 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)
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Directed by
Chris Marker 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
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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Additional Details

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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Aspect Ratio:
1.66 : 1 See more »
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Comprises still shot photography only, except for a shot of the woman opening and blinking her eyes.See more »
Quotes:
Narrator:Above ground, Paris, like most of the world, was uninhabitable, riddled with radioactivity. The victors stood guard over a kingdom of rats.See more »
Movie Connections:
References Vertigo (1958)See more »
Soundtrack:
Hymne a la CroixSee more »

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22 out of 29 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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