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Le Joli Mai.

English Title: "The Merry Month of May."
1962

Shot in Paris. Consists of two parts:
Prière sur la Tour Eiffel
Le retour de fantomas


Part of the Chris Marker World Wide Web Site.
Written by Adrian Miles.


Director
Chris Marker

Producer
Catherine Winter

Production Manager
André Heinrich

Assistant Director
Pierre Grunstein

Cast
Chris Marker
Yves Montand
Simone Signoret (?)

Photography
Pierre Lhomme
Etienne Becker
Denys Clerval
Pierre Villemain

Script
Chris Marker
Catherine Varlin

Narration
Simone Signoret

Editing
Eva Zora
Anne Meunier
Madelein Lecompere

Music
Michel Legrand
B. Mokkoussov

Sound
Antoine Bonfanti

Running time

Sources variously claim 123 minutes with an original 180 minute version re-cut by Marker. There is also a listing for a 165 minute version (from the "Silent Movie" catalogue, the most recent list and probably most accurate).

Black & White

References
Internet Film Database.
La Petite Illustration.


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Last Updated, July 1995.
adrian.miles@rmit.edu.au


© Adrian Miles, 1995. Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University.