La Jetee

Author(s): Chris Darke

bfi film classics

Chris Darke's study places Chris Marker's 'La Jetee' (1962) in its political, cultural and cinematic context, and provides a detailed analysis of its formal and stylistic elements, particularly Marker's use of still photography, references to other films, including Hitchcock's 'Vertigo', and its influence on other time-travel narratives.


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Chris Darke is Senior Lecturer in Film at the University of Roehampton, UK.

Acknowledgments 1. La Jetee ... Still 2. In the Beginning 3. Window Shopping in 1962 4. Chris Marker Takes the Stairs 5. This is the Story ... 6. The Life and Death of Images Notes Credits Select Bibliography

General Fields

  • : 9781844576425
  • : British Film Institute
  • : BFI Publishing
  • : July 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Chris Darke
  • : Paperback
  • : 96