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La Jetee

Written By:Chris Marker - 1962

  • La Jetee - Chris Marker cover

Synopsis

A time travel odyssey

After the destruction of World War III a desperate band of survivors, living underground uses their remaining scientific resources to find a way out of the radiactive impasse. They draw upon the future for the means of survival by performing experiments in time travel. The hero voyages into the past before the bombs fell, where he encounters a woman he had glimpsed as a child at the Paris airport. He falls in love and chooses to remain with her rather than return to his hopeless future, but one cannot escape time...

Blurb

The film that inspired 12 Monkeys

Catastrophe:

pestilence

Type:

futuristic