Marker, Chris


Marker, Chris
(Christian-François Bouche-Villeneuve / July 29, 1921, Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, France - )
   A writer (1949 Le Cœur net, Le Seuil; L'Homme et sa Liberté: Jeu pour la Veillée, Le Seuil; 1952 Giraudoux par lui-même, Le Seuil; 1956 La Chine, porte ouverte, Le Seuil; 1959 Coréennes, Le Seuil; 1961 Commentaires 1, Le Seuil; 1967 Commentaires 2, Le Seuil; 1978 Le Fonds de l'Air est rouge: Scènes de la troisième Guerre mon­diale, 1967-1977, Editions François Maspéro; 1982 Le Dépays, editions Hersher), a film critic for Esprit and Les Cahiers du Cinéma, and a photographer, he had various cinematographic activities: assistant director (1955 Nut et Brouillard / UK and USA: Night and Fog, documentary, short, Alain Resnais), collaborator with the director (1956 Toute la Mémoire du Monde, documentary, short, Alain Resnais), author of commentary, cinematographer (1966 Le Volcan interdit, documentary, Haroun Tazieff, shot in 1948-1966), screenwriter (1956 Les Hommes de la Baleine, Mario Ruspoli; 1957 Django Reinhardt, documentary, short, author of com­mentary, actor, Paul Paviot; Le Mystère de l'Atelier Quinze, short, André Heinrich, Alain Resnais; 1958 La Mer et les Jours, short, as author of commentary, Alain Kaminker, Raymond Vogel; 1962 . . . A Valparaiso / USA: Valparaiso, documentary, short, Joris Ivens; Chile), dialogist (1960 L'Amérique insolite, documentary, Fran­çois Reichenbach), editor (1962 Jouer à Paris, short, Catherine Varlin; 1965 La Brûlure de Mille Soleils, short; Pierre Kast; 1963 La Douceur du Village, documentary, François Reichenbach; 1974 Les Deux Mémoires, documentary, Jorge Semprun), actor as himself (1973 Kashima Paradise, Bénie Deswarte, Yann Le Masson; 1985 Tokyo-Ga, documentary, Wim Wenders, USA / West Germany), technical consultant (1976 La Spirale, documentary, Armand Mattelart, Valérie Mayoux, Jac­queline Meppiel; 1988 Les Pyramides bleues / La novicia / The Novice / UK: Paradise Calling, Arielle Dombasle), and producer (1975 La batalla del Chile: La lucha de un pueblo sin armas—Primera parte: La insurreciôn de la burguesia / USA: The Battle of Chile: Part 1, Patricio Guzman, Venezuela / France / Cuba; 1977 La batalla de Chile: La lucha de un pueblo sin armas—Segunda parte: El golpe de estado / La Bataille du Chili (2ème Partie: Le Coup d'Etat) / USA: The Battle of Chile: Part 2, Patricio Guzman, Venezuela / France / Cuba; 1979 La batalla del Chile: La lucha de un pueblo sin armas—Tercera parte: El poder popular / USA: The Battle of Chile: Part 3, Patricio Guzman, Venezuela / France / Cuba).
 Filmography
1952 ◘ Olympia 52 (documentary; medium-length; also screenwriter, cinematographer; unreleased)
1953 ◘ Les Statues meurent aussi / UK and USA: Stat­ues Also Die (documentary; short; co-director with Alain Resnais; also author of commen­tary)
1956 ◘ Dimanche à Pékin (documentary; short; also screenwriter, cinematographer)
        ◘ Lettre de Sibérie / USA: Letter from Siberia (documentary; short; also screenwriter)
        ◘ Les Astronautes (short; co-director with Walerian Borowczyk)
1961 ◘ Description d'un Combat / Hatzad hashlishi Shel Hamatbaya / Description of a Struggle (documentary; short; France / Israel)
1963 ◘ Cuba si! (documentary; medium-length; also screenwriter, cinematographer; shot in 1961)
        ◘ Le Joli Mai (two-part documentary: "Prière sur la Tour Eiffel", "Le Retour de Fantômas"; co-director with Pierre Lhomme; also co-screenwriter)
        ◘ La Jetée / UK and USA: The Pier (short; also screenwriter, co-cinematographer)
        ◘ Le Mystère Koumiko / USA: The Koumiko Mys­tery (documentary; also screenwriter, cinematographer, editor)
        ◘ Si j'avais Quatre Dromadaires / Wenn ich vier Dromadare hatte (documentary; short; also screenwriter, cinematographer, editor; France / West Germany)
        ◘ Rhodiacéta (documentary; short)
        ◘ Loin du Vietnam (documentary; one episode; co-director with Jean-Luc Godard, Joris Ivens, William Klein, Claude Lelouch, Alain Resnais; also supervising writer, producer)
1968 ◘ Cinétracts (documentary; shorts; co-director with Jean-Luc Godard, Alain Resnais)
        ◘ La Sixième Face du Pentagone (documentary; short; co-director with François Reichenbach; also author of commentary, screenwriter, cinematographer)
        ◘ A bientôt, j'espère / USA: Be Seeing You (documentary; medium-length; co-director with Mario Marret)
1969 ◘ Jour de Tournage (documentary; short)
        ◘ On vous parle du Brésil (documentary; short; also screenwriter)
        ◘ Classe de Lutte (documentary; short)
1970 ◘ Carlos Marighela (documentary; short; also screenwriter)
        ◘ Les Mots ont un Sens (documentary; short; also screenwriter)
1971 ◘ On vous parle de Prague: le Deuxième Procès d'Arthur London (documentary; short)
        ◘ Le Train en Marche (documentary; short)
        ◘ La Bataille des Dix Millions / Cuba, la Bataille des Dix Millions (documentary; medium-length; also co-editor; France / Cuba)
        ◘ Vive la Baleine (documentary; short; co-director with Mario Ruspoli; also cinematographer, editor, sound)
        ◘ L'Ambassade / Film 8mm trouvé dans une Am­bassade / Embassy (documentary; short; also screenwriter)
        ◘ Puisqu'on vous dit que c'est possible (documentary; short)
        ◘ On vous parle du Chili (documentary; short)
1974 ◘ La Solitude du Chanteur de Fond (documentary; also actor as himself, co-editor)
1977 ◘ Le Fond de l'Air est rouge / USA: Grin Without a Cat (two-part compilation documentary: "Les Mains fragiles", "Les Mains coupées"; also screenwriter, editor)
1981 ◘ Junkopia (documentary; short; co-director with John Chapman, Frank Simeone; also screenwriter)
        ◘ Sans Soleil / Bez sointsa Sunless Sans Soleil (documentary; also screenwriter, cinematographer, editor)
        ◘ 2084 / 2084:Video Clip pour une Réflexion syndi­cale (documentary; short; also editor)
        ◘ From Chris to Christo (documentary; short)
        ◘ A.K. / Kurosawa Akira (documentary; also screenwriter, actor as himself, editor; France / Japan)
        ◘ Mémoires pour Simone (documentary; also screenwriter)
        ◘ Le Tombeau d'Alexandre / USA: The Last Bolshevik (documentary; also screenwriter, cinematographer, editor)
        ◘ Le 20 Heures dans les Camps (documentary; short; also cinematographer)
1995 ◘ Casque bleu (documentary; short; also screenwriter)
1997 ◘ Level Five (documentary; also voice, screenwriter, voice, co-cinematographer)
        ◘ Un Maire au Kosovo (documentary; short)
        ◘ Souvenir d'un Avenir / USA: Remembrance of Things to Come (video documentary; co-director with Yannick Bellon)
 Television Filmography
        ◘ L'Héritage de la Chouette / I Klironomia tis kouk-ouvagias (TV miniseries; documentary; also screenwriter; France / Greece)
        ◘ Berliner Ballade (documentary; short)
1992 ◘ Le Facteur sonne toujours Cheval (documentary; medium-length)
2000 ◘ Cinéma de notre Temps (documentary; short; episode "Une Journée d'Andrei Arsenevitch"; also voice, cinematographer, editor)
2004 ◘ Chats perchés / USA: The Case of the Grinning Cat (documentary; also screenwriter, cinematographer, editor)

Encyclopedia of French film directors . . 2011.

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