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Chris Marker Collection, The

Synopsis
Eleven films directed by Chris Marker. Includes; SUNDAY IN PEKING (DIMANCHE A PEKN, 1956); LETTER TO SIBERIA (LETTRE DE SIBERIE, 1958); DESCRIPTION OF A STRUGGLE (DESCRIPTION D’UN COMBAT, 1960); THE SIXTH SIDE OF THE PENTAGON (LA SIXIEME FACE DU PENTAGONE, 1968); THE EMBASSY (L’AMBASSADE, 1973); THEORY OF SETS (THEORIE DES ENSEMBLES, 1991); THREE VIDEO HAIKUS (TROIS VIDEOS HAIKUS, 1994); BLUE HELMET (CASQUE BLEU, 1996); E-CLIP-SE (1999) and THE CASE OF THE GRINNING CAT (CHATS PERCHES, 2004).

The set was released in conjunction with a major exhibition at Whitechapel Gallery, London, and features a 32-page booklet with a new piece by writer and curator Chris Darke ('Rediscovering Chris Marker’), alongside a seminal early piece by Roger Tailleur ('Markeriana: A Scarcely Critical Description of the Work of Chris Marker’).
Language
French (Standard)
Country
France
Year of release
2014
Subjects
Film studies
Keywords
avant-garde film & video; cinema - France; documentary films

Credits

Director
Chris Marker
Producer
Anatole Dauman
Cinematographer
Chris Marker
Writer
Chris Marker

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£24.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
360 minutes
Year
2014

Distributor

Name

Elevation Sales

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The premier UK source for arts-based moving image materials including experimental film, video art, installation art, performance art, personal documentary, essay films and animation. Incorporates collections previously held by the London Film-makers’ Co-op and London Video Arts. The 4000+ works are available for non-theatric exhibition, some may be purchased on DVD through the online shop, and a selection are streamed for free online viewing.

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