La jetée is a 1962 French science fiction film by Chris Marker. Constructed almost entirely from still photos, it tells the story of a post-nuclear war experiment in time travel.

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Why did Terry Gilliam include Jeffrey as a character in Twelve Monkeys?

The movie La jetée has already the story of 12 Monkeys, including also key-settings like the airport and the mall. But there is one big difference in 12 Monkeys to the older movie: Terry Gilliams ...
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Why did director Chris Marker use photographs in La jetée?

The movie La jetée is composed from photographs with a voice telling the story. What is the reason he used photographs instead of normal animated pictures? Was his budget too constrained? Or was it ...
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In “La jetée” does the time-traveler's body stay in the present time?

The film La jetée -- famous for inspiring 12 Monkeys -- appears to feature a method of time travel that is more psychological than mechanical. There is no time machine. Instead, a man who is known for ...
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References to “La jetée” in “12 Monkeys”

In some scenes of "12 Monkeys" Cole (Bruce Willis) wears a t-shirt with the word "Chris" very visible. This is an homage to Chris Marker, the french film director of "La jetée" in which the movie is ...