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World War Three has brought the world to its knees and humanity is in peril. In Paris, the former City of Light, survivors live underground in the Palais de Chaillot galleries. One of them is sent out to seek help; a search that sees him travel through the past and the future. With the exception of one short, live-action scene, the film consists of a series of still images that tell a deeply affecting story.

La Jetée

World War Three has brought the world to its knees and humanity is in peril. In Paris, the former City of Light, survivors live underground in the Palais de Chaillot galleries. One of them is sent out to seek help; a search that sees him travel through the past and the future. With the exception of one short, live-action scene, the film consists of a series of still images that tell a deeply affecting story.

Short film screened before 12 Monkeys

1996 Level Five (documentary)

1982 Sans Soleil (documentary)
1977 Le fond de l’air est rouge (documentary)
1961 Cuba si (documentary)
1960 Description d’un combat (documentary)
1956 Dimanche à Pékin (documentary short)

  • 29 min.
  • Black and white
  • Language : French
  • Subtitles : German
  • Cast & Crew
Screenplay
Chris Marker
Cinematography
Chris Marker
Jean Chiabaut
Editing
Jean Ravel
Music
Trevor Duncan
Sound
Antoine Bonfanti
Cast
Jean Négroni
Hélène Chatelain
Davos Hanich
Jacques Ledoux
Producer
Anatole Dauman
Argos Films
Print Contact
Tamasa Distribution

12 Monkeys L'Armée des 12 Singes

A deadly virus has wiped out most of the world's population. From their underground refuge, survivors battle to save humanity. One of the toughest members of the gang is sent back to the past to find out who or what is behind this devastating pandemic. Terry Gilliam's big-budget takes on Chris Marker's La Jetée.

2018 The Man Who Killed Don Quixote
2009 The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
1998 Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
1985 Brazil
1981 Time Bandits
1977 Jabberwocky
1975 Co-director: Monty Python and the Holy Grail
  • 129 min.
  • Colour
  • Language : English, French,
  • Subtitles : French, German
  • Cast & Crew
Screenplay
Inspired by the film La Jetée by Chris Marker
David Webb Peoples
Janet Peoples
Cinematography
Roger Pratt
Editing
Mick Audsley
Music
Paul Buckmaster
Sound
Peter Joly
Mick Boggis
Peter Maxwell
Clive Pendry
Cast
Bruce Willis
Madeleine Stowe
Brad Pitt
Christopher Plummer
Producer
Charles Roven
Universal Pictures
Atlas Entertainment
Print Contact
MPLC


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