A film by Chris Marker in the 1962 which was inspired by Terry Gilliam’s 12 Monkeys. The whole film was composed using frames of pictures. The movie revolves around a post-apocalyptic era within the near future were the people was forced to live underground because of the nuclear atmosphere. The people were subjected to a test like lab rats as they try to find a way to time travel back to the past.
|Fig.1 - Test Experiment|
The man who was chosen because he was emotionally attached to the past so he was subjected to their experiment and suffered because of it, However, after a long gruesome and nightmarish time, he was eventually sent back to the past where he fell in love with a woman in a pier.
Due to his accomplishment we was invited by an advance futuristic race were to join them in their futuristic land, however, he refused to join then but he requested to be permanently sent back in time where he met the girl by the pier.
|Fig.2 - Natural Museum|
The short narrative film almost gave us the feeling that they didn't explain much of the story and sometimes some of the picture does not matches the same description such as during the time it as narrating the pictures in a museum. The narration was very immersive to the story and draws attention, same goes for the sound track that was used such as: the talking voices, Radio sounds, and some of the constant musical background unlike some of the picture was sometimes feels out of place or unimportant to the narrative of this post-apocalyptic film.
Ankeny, Jason, (unknown), (26/01/15), http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/la_jetee/
Fig.1 - Online (26/01/15) http://www.criterion.com/films/329-la-jetee
Fig.2 - Fneton, Rosaline (online) (2/01/15) https://www.scribd.com/doc/199566124/La-jetee