Chris Marker (I) (1921–2012)


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Chris Marker was born on July 29, 1921 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, France. He was a director and writer, known for 12 Monkeys (1995), Sans Soleil (1983) and Third Side of the Coin (1960). He died on July 29, 2012 in Paris, France. See full bio »

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(age 91) in Paris, France

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12 Monkeys Writer
(1995)
Sans Soleil Director
(1983)
(1960)
La Jetée Director
(1962)

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 2022 Rush - Voyage à Moscou (Documentary)
 2011 Stopover in Dubai (Video documentary short)
 2011 Kino (Short)
 2010 Ouvroir, the movie (Video short)
 2008 Un an de télé vu par Guillaume (Documentary)
 2007 Leila Attacks (Short)
 2004 The Case of the Grinning Cat (TV Movie documentary)
 2001 Remembrance of Things to Come (Video documentary short)
 2000 Un maire au Kosovo (Documentary short)
 1999 E-clip-se (Documentary short) (as Chris)
 1997 Level Five (Documentary)
 1995 Casque bleu (Documentary)
 1995 Berliner Ballade (TV Movie documentary)
 1994 Owl Gets in Your Eyes (Short)
 1994 Petite ceinture (Short)
 1994 Tchaïka (Short)
 1994 Bullfight in Okinawa (Documentary short)
 1993 Le 20 heures dans les camps (Documentary short)
 1993 The Last Bolshevik (Documentary)
 1990 An Owl Is an Owl Is an Owl (Documentary short)
 1990 Berlin 1990 (Documentary short)
 1990 Détour Ceausescu (Documentary short)
 1990 Slon Tango (Documentary short)
 1990 Théorie des ensembles (Documentary short) (as Chris. Marker)
 1990 Zoo Piece (Documentary short)
 1988 Cat Listening to Music (Documentary short)
 1988 Tokyo Days (Documentary short)
 1986 Mémoires pour Simone (Documentary)
 1985 From Chris to Christo (Short documentary)
 1985 Matta '85 (Documentary short)
 1985 A.K. (Documentary)
 1984 2084: Video clip pour une réflexion syndicale et pour le plaisir (Documentary short) (as Chris. Marker)
 1983 Sans Soleil (Documentary) (as Chris. Marker)
 1981 Junkopia (Documentary short) (as Chris. Marker)
 1977 A Grin Without A Cat (Documentary) (as Chris. Marker)
 1974 La solitude du chanteur de fond (Documentary)
 1973 L'ambassade (Short) (uncredited)
 1972 Three Cheers for the Whale (Documentary short)
 1971 The Train Rolls On (Documentary short)
 1971 Cuba: Battle of the 10,000,000 (Documentary)
 1970 On vous parle de Paris: Maspero. Les mots ont un sens (Documentary short) (uncredited)
 1970 On vous parle du Brésil: Carlos Marighela (Documentary short)
 1969 Classe de lutte (Documentary short) (co-director)
 1969 Jour de tournage (Documentary short)
 1969 On vous parle du Brésil: Tortures (Documentary short)
 1968 Cinétracts (Documentary) (uncredited)
 1968 La sixième face du pentagone (Documentary short)
 1968 Be Seeing You (Documentary)
 1967 Rhodiacéta (Documentary)
 1967 Far from Vietnam (Documentary) (supervising)
 1966 Si j'avais quatre dromadaires (Documentary)
 1965 The Koumiko Mystery (Documentary)
 1963 The Lovely Month of May (Documentary)
 1962 La Jetée (Short)
 1961 ¡Cuba Sí! (Documentary)
 1960 Third Side of the Coin (Documentary)
 1959 Les astronautes (Short) (credit only)
 1958 Letter from Siberia (Documentary)
 1956 Sunday in Peking (Documentary short)
 1953 Statues also Die (Documentary short)
 1952 Olympia 52 (Documentary)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Radio-play: "Cirque de notre vie". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 4 Print Biographies | 3 Articles | See more »


Alternate Names:

Jacopo Berenzini | Chris | Michel Krasna | Sandor Krasna | Chris And Magic Marker | Chris. Marker | Hayao Yamaneko

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)

Parents:

Bouche-Velleneuve, Georges Hippolyte | Villeneuve, Jeanne Marie Henriette
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One of Marker's later works, from the late 1990s, was an interactive CD-ROM called "Immemory" that consists of more than 20 hours of stills, film clips, music, text and sound bites divided into several sections, including poetry, cinema, travel and photography. See more »

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