Films byTexts by Chris Marker
Chris Marker, 1962, 28’

“This is the story of a man marked by an image from his childhood.”

opening of La jetée


Chris Marker, Pierre Lhomme, 1963, 165’

Le joli mai is a portrait of Paris and its inhabitants in the month of May, 1962. Although the war with Algeria officially ended and a promise of peace and prosperity fills the springtime air, the spectre of the war still looms.


Chris Marker, 1983, 104’

“Because I know that time is always time

And place is always and only place”

T.S. Eliot


“Omdat ik weet: tijd is voortdurend tijd

En plaats altijd en alleen maar plaats ...”