Listening to La Jetée

On Film / Visual Analysis — Jun 21, 2012

Chris Marker’s La Jetée is the kind of film that haunts the brain. This quality is attributable not only to its unforgettable postapocalyptic imagery but also to its soundscapes, as spare as they are ravishing and mysterious. In this new video essay, we take a closer listen to this wondrous work of science fiction.