La Jetée

La Jetée ★★★★★

Chris Marker's immortal La jetee might be the most important experimental short film ever made. La Jetee is a short film that relies on sound to help tell its story against all the still visuals. With this, Marker proves that sound is just as essential to cinema in creating the mold and scope of a story as the visuals are.

Even better than this, not only does Marker experiment with the medium, he also uses it to tell a brilliant story that is interesting, haunting, and strangely beautiful.

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