La jetée / The Pier (1962)

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La jetée / The Pier (1962)

Postby elguaxo on Wed Jan 27, 2010 3:57 am

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Synopsis: The movie that inspired Terry Gilliam's 12 Monkeys, Chris Marker's La jetée is a landmark of science-fiction filmmaking, a 28-minute masterpiece told almost entirely in still frames. Set in a post-apocalyptic near-future, it tells the story of an unnamed man whose vivid childhood recollections make him the perfect guinea pig for an experiment in time travel. After a lengthy and nightmarish period of conditioning, he is sent into the past, where he falls in love with a woman whom he once saw on a pier. At the experiment's conclusion, he is visited by an advanced race, who offer him the opportunity to journey into their future world, but he instead requests that they send him permanently into the past, where he can remain with the woman of his dreams. A singular experience.

Reviews: MovieMartyr.com | allmovie | Rotten Tomatoes | IMDb (external reviews)


La Jetée proposes an avenue that few chose to follow directly, yet the film has been hugely influential. -- Jonathan Romney


La Jetée is a powerful film - moving without moving- and a shining example of what can happen when someone decides to take a chance. -- Ed Owens


IMDb: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0056119/
IMDb Rating: 8.3/10 (7,158 votes)
Tomatometer: 90%

Written and Directed by: Chris Marker

Cast:
Jean Negroni .... Narrator
Helene Chatelain .... The Woman
Davis Hanich .... The Man
Jacques Ledoux .... The Experimentor
Etienne Becker ....


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               Title: La jetée (1962)
                      AKA The Pier
              Source: DVD / R1, NTSC / Criterion
                Size: 390.652.232 bytes (1/12 DVDR)
             Runtime: 00:28:07
              Format: MKV

         Video Codec: H264 (x264 rev.1400, wpredp=2)
       Video Bitrate: 1658 kbps
          Resolution: 660x476 (Anamorphic, displayed at 1.68 AR)
        Aspect Ratio: 1.68 (SAR: 40/33)
          Frame rate: 23.976 fps

         Audio Codec: AC3 (mono)
       Audio Bitrate: 192 kbps
       Sampling Rate: 48 KHz

            Language: French (and some German)
Subtitles (muxed in): SRT: English

                  SA: HP @ Level 4.1


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