San Soleil (1983)

Chris Marker directs Alexandra Stewart, the people of Japan and a giraffe in this documentary essay where other cultures are remembered like alien confusion-scapes.

The unnecessary footage of an animal being shot and graphically dying really sucks the life out of the room. And while that nightmare moment does match up with some of themes explored… it stops this for me, and many, from being the rewatchable classic it otherwise would be.


Perfect Double Bill: La Jetée (1965)

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