ANIMATION FRIDAY. la jetée

The Criterion Collection really says it best – Chris Marker, filmmaker, poet, novelist, photographer, editor, and now videographer and digital multimedia artist, has been challenging moviegoers, philosophers, and himself for years with his complex queries about time, memory, and the rapid advancement of life on this planet.

This short film has been a huge inspiration for current sci fi films (most noteably, 12 Monkeys). Watch it and you’ll see why.
It’s posted in two parts:

la jetee

la jetee

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About Christy Pepper Dawson

Christy Pepper is an illustrator of macabre misfits and whimsical worlds. Based in San Diego California.
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