‘La Jetée’ (The Pier) (1962) by Chris Marker and ‘Twelve Monkeys’ (1995) by Terry Gilliam: Memory and History.

I am sure that it was only after watching ‘Twelve Monkeys’ that most of us found ourselves then watching Chris Marker’s 1962 short ‘photo-roman’ entitled ‘La Jetée’ or ‘The Pier’ which was the inspiration for Terry Gilliam’s film. Both deal with memory and time travel and are based around a central conceit: a predestination paradox. Yet they could not be more different visually and philosophically. If you haven’t seen ‘La Jetée’ yet, then I suggest you become acquainted…

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Column @ timetravelnexus.com on iconic books, TV shows/films: Time Travel Peregrinations. Reviewed all episodes of ‘Dark’ @ site. https://linktr.ee/marcbarham64

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