Chris Marker

Chris Marker

Actor, Director, Writer, Editor, Screenplay, Producer, Director of photography

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Chris Marker (born 29 July 1921) is a French writer, photographer, film director, multimedia artist and documentary maker.

His best known films are La jetée (1962), A Grin Without a Cat (1977), Sans Soleil (1983) and AK (1985), a documentary on the Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa.

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Birthday

July 29, 1921

Place of birth

Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, Île-de-France, France

Known for

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Be Seeing You

A documentary look at striking workers in a textile plant in Besançon, France, centering on inter... Read more

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Sans Soleil

"He wrote me...." A woman narrates the thoughts of a world traveler, meditations on time and memo... Read more

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Valparaiso

In 1962 Joris Ivens was invited to Chile for teaching and filmmaking. Together with students he m... Read more

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Letter from Siberia

One of Chris Marker's earliest documentaries (1957) and probably one of his best, the hour-long L... Read more

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The Koumiko Mystery

A look inside the world of a young Japanese woman during the time of the Tokyo Olympiad (1962), f... Read more

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On vous parle du Chili : Ce que disait Allende

Salvador Allende interviewed by Régis Debray in 1971. Read more

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Description of a Struggle

Working primarily in the arena of nonfiction, Marker rejected conventional narrative techniques, ... Read more

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The Loneliness of the Long Distance Singer

This documentary chronicles an Yves Montand concert for Chilean refugees in France. Read more

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The Sea and the Days

Everyday life of fishermen on Brittany's Ile de Sein. Read more

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La traversée du désir

What was your first desire? What did you long for most? Arielle Dombasle put these questions to a... Read more

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The Case of the Grinning Cat

Paris 2002. Yellow cats appears on the walls. Chris Marker is looking for these mysterious cats a... Read more

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La Spirale

Documentary about the military coup in Chile. Read more

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Level Five

The French computer programmer Laura inherits the task of making a computer game of the Battle of... Read more

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If I Had Four Dromedaries

Composed entirely of still photographs shot by Marker himself over the course of his restless tra... Read more

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Puisqu'on vous dit que c'est possible

Chris Marker make film 1973. Film essay about things. Read more

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Leila Attacks

Chris Marker's cat and rat. Read more

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Grin Without a Cat

A breathtaking beautiful movie to shake our minds and think about the world around us. Read more

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You Speak of Prague: The Second Trial of Arthur London

It is at the same time document the process of realization of L'Aveu / Confession (Costa Gavras, ... Read more

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Les deux mémoires

The two memories Read more

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The Last Bolshevik

A documentary on Soviet filmmaker Aleksandr Medvedkin, examining his tumultuous career, the redis... Read more

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CONGO OYÉ (WE HAVE COME BACK)

An absolute unknown work among Marker’s collaborations, made by filmmakers Bill Stephens, Paul an... Read more

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On vous parle du Brésil: Carlos Marighela

On November 4 1969, Carlos Marighela is caught in an ambush and killed by the bullets of 80 polic... Read more

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A.K.

A.K. is a 1985 documentary film about the Japanese director Akira Kurosawa. Read more

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A.K.

A documentary that shows the production of Ran and discusses the film techniques of Kurosawa hims... Read more

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Le joli mai

A two-part exposition inspired by Jean Rouch's groundbreaking Chronicle of a Summer assembled fro... Read more

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Statues Also Die

Short documentary ordered by the magazine "Présence Africaine". From the question "Why is the afr... Read more

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2084

A film of Chris Marker and the broadcasting(audiovisual) confederate Group - CFDT(FRENCH TRADE UN... Read more

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Theory of Sets

Made entirely on Roger Wagner's HyperStudio software, Chris Marker explores set theory, using Noa... Read more

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Eclipse

During the solar eclipse of August 11, 1999, Chris Marker documents the French public looking up ... Read more

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Three Haiku Videos

A collection of three short 'haiku videos' by Chris Marker. The first haiku, 'Yanka / Tchaika', ... Read more

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The Sixth Side of the Pentagon

On October 21, 1967, over 100,000 protestors gathered in Washington, D.C., for the Mobilization t... Read more

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Berliner Ballade

Some months after the fall of the Berlin wall, during the time of federal elections in Germany in... Read more

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Blue Helmet

A young man, who served as a peacekeeper in Bosnia and Herzegovina for a few months during the wa... Read more