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La Jetée (1962 or 1963) (literally "The Jetty" or "The Pier", but in this case idiomatically meaning "The Terminal," as in an airport terminal) is a black and white 28-minute Poster for The Day the Earth Stood Still, an archetypal science fiction film. Science fiction as a genre of film making has been an element of the cinema experience since the earliest days of the motion picture industry. The genre has produced many memorable films, as well as a number... science fiction film by Chris Marker (born July 29, 1921) is a writer, photographer, film director and documentary maker. He was born Christian Bouche-Villeneuve, in Paris, France. He is best known for directing La Jetée (1963) and Sans Soleil (1982). Chris Marker studied philosophy under Jean-Paul Sartre. In World War II... Chris Marker.

It tells the story of a Apocalyptic science fiction is a sub-genre of science fiction that is concerned with the end of the world or civilization, through nuclear war, plague, or some other general disaster. Post-apocalyptic science fiction is set in a world or civilization after such a disaster. The time frame may be... post-nuclear war experiment in time travel by using a series of filmed photographs developed as a photo-montage of varying pace with limited narration with only a single brief moving image.

Due to its brevity it often accompanies another film; Jean-Luc Godard Jean-Luc Godard (born December 3, 1930) was one of the most influential members of the nouvelle vague. Born in Paris to Franco-Swiss parents, he was educated in Lyon and at the Lyc e Rohmer and the Sorbonne in Paris. While at the Sorbonne he became... Jean-Luc Godard's Alphaville, une étrange aventure de Lemmy Caution is a 99-minute 1965 science fiction film ( post-apocalyptic) directed by Jean-Luc Godard, starring Eddie Constantine, Anna Karina, Howard Vernon and Akim Tamiroff. Several scenes incorporate concepts from La Capitale de la Douleur (The Capital of Pain), a book of... Alphaville ( 1965 was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). Events January-February January 4 - United States President Lyndon Johnson proclaims his Great Society during his State of the Union address. January 12 - Bodies of 2 15 year olds Christine Sharrock + Marrine Schmidt found... 1965) was the film it was first released with.

Terry Gilliam Terence Vance Gilliam (born November 22, 1940 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA) is a film director. Terry Gilliam started off as an American animator and strip cartoonist; one of his early photographic strips featured John Cleese. Moving to England, he animated features for Do Not Adjust Your Set and... Terry Gilliam's 1995 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. It was the first year of the International Decade of the Worlds Indigenous People (1995- 2005): http://www.unesco.org/culture/indigenous/ Events January January 1 Austria, Finland and Sweden enter the European Union Fred West, accused... 1995 film Twelve Monkeys is a 1995 science fiction conspiracy theory movie directed by former Monty Python member Terry Gilliam and inspired by the short film La Jetée. It deals with problems of time and memory, and features performances by Bruce Willis, Madeleine Stowe and Brad Pitt. Spoiler warning: Plot or... Twelve Monkeys was inspired by and loosely based on La Jetée.

The plot is that the survivors of destroyed The Eiffel Tower has become the symbol of Paris throughout the world. Paris is the capital city of France, as well as the capital of the Île-de-France région, whose territory encompasses Paris and its suburbs. The city of Paris proper is also a dé... Paris live underground at Chaillot. They research Time travel is a concept that has long fascinated humanity—whether it is Merlin experiencing time backwards, or religious traditions like Mohammeds trip to Jerusalem and ascent to heaven, returning before a glass knocked over had spilt its contents. A discussion of time travel should begin with a... time travel, hoping to send someone back to before This article is about a hypothetical global nuclear war. The term World War III is sometimes also used to describe the Cold War of the 20th Century. A mushroom cloud, an archetypal image of World War III. This photo is from the atomic bombing of Nagasaki at the end of... World War III to recover food, medicine, or energy for the present, "to summon the past and future to the aid of the present". The traveller is a male prisoner, his vague but obsessive childhood memory of witnessing a woman during a violent incident on the main terminal at Orly Airport is an airport located in Orly, south of Paris, France. It has flights to cities in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Caribbean. The IATA code is ORY and the ICAO code is LFPO On January 13, 1975, several men, including Carlos the Jackal, made an unsuccessful... Orly Airport is used as the key to his journey back in time. He is thrown into the past again and again; repeatedly he meets and speaks to the woman who was present at Orly. After his successful passages to the past the experimenters attempt to project him into the future, in a brief meeting he is given a power unit sufficient to regenerate society. On his return to his present he is set aside to die but he is visited from the future and he asks to be returned to his childhood Orly. He is returned and finds the violent incident he partially witnessed as a child was his own death as an adult.



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