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Theoretical Bibliography

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

Aitken, Will. "'Le fond de l'air est rouge'." Take One. 6.10 (1978): 9-10. Review article of the film.

Amiel, M. "'La Solitude du Chanteur de Fond' et 'Si J'avais Quatre Dromadaires'." Cinéma. 195 Feb. (1975): pages unknown.

Amiel, M. "'Sans Soleil'." Cinéma. 291 Mar. (1983): pages unknown.

Auty, M. "'La Spirale'." Monthly Film Bulletin. 46.549 Oct. (1979): pages unknown.

Baker, B. "1072, Chris Marker." Film Dope. 40. (1989): 8-10. Appears to be incomplete, reference was photocopied on behalf of Monash University, appears to continue further than p. 9.

Baylie, C. "'Si J'avais Quatre Dromadaires' et 'La Solitude du Chanteur de Fond'." Ecran. 33 Feb. (1975): pages unknown.

Bellour, Raymond. "The Film Stilled." Camera Obscura. 24. (1990): 98-123. Article that deals a lot with La Jetée.

Bellour, Raymond. "The Double Helix." trans. James Eddy. In Passages de l'image. Barcelona: Fundació Caixa de Pensions, 1991. pp. 48-75.

Bellour, Raymond. "Eulogy in B Minor." trans. Joan Olivar. In Passages de l'image. Barcelona: Fundació Caixa de Pensions, 1991. pp. 190-94.

Bellour, Raymond. "Le livre à venir - Les 'bricolages' de Chris Marker." Le Monde. Dec 15, 1994.

Belmans, J. "Le Prix de l'Age d'Or: 'Le Fond de l'air est Rouge'." Amis. 261. February (1978): pages unknown.

Benito-Gonzalez, C. "'La Espiral'." Cinema 2002. 57. November (1979): pages unknown.

Bensmaïa, Réda. "From the Photogram to the Pictogram: On Chris Marker's `La Jetée'." Camera Obscura. 24. (1990): 138-61. Essay about La Jetée and its photographs.

Biro, Yvette. "In the Spiral of Time." Journal of Film and Video. 14-15 (1984-5): 173-7.

Bonnet, J. "'Le Fond de l'air est Rouge'." Cinematographe. 33. December (1977): pages unknown.

Borger, L. "'Sans Soleil'." Variety. 310.11 Apr. 13 (1983): pages unknown.

Brownson, C. "'La Jetée' review." Film Society Review. January (1967): pages unknown.

Burch, Noël. "Four Recent French Documentaries." Film Quarterly. 13.1 (1959): 56-61. Also published in Lewis Jacobs. (Ed.) The Documentary Tradition. New York: W.W. Norton and Co., 1979. pp. 318-26.

Callenbach, Ernest. "'La Jetée'." Film Quarterly. 19.2 (1965-6): 50-2. Review of La Jetée.

Cameron, I. "'Cuba Sì!' Censor No!" Movie. 3. October (1962): pages unknown.

Cameron, I. "I am Writing to You From a Far Country." Movie. 1.3 October (1963): pages unknown.

Canby, V. "'Sans Soleil': Views of People." New York Times. October 26 (1983): pages unknown.

Casebier, Allan. "A Deconstructive Documentary." Journal of Film and Video. 40.1 (1988): 34-9. Journal article.

Chevrier, Jean-François, and David, Catherine. "The Present State of the Image." trans. James Eddy. In Passages de l'image. Barcelona: Fundació Caixa de Pensions, 1991. pp. 26-47.

Coates, Paul. "Chris Marker and the Cinema as Time Machine." Science-Fiction Studies. 14 (1987): 307-15. General article about time travel narratives relating them to fin de siècle anxiety. Discusses La Jetée.

Coleman, John. "Bed and bard." New Statesman. June 29 1984: 28. Review article, several recent films, including Sans Soleil.

Combs, R. "Meeting with the Other." Listener. September 13 (1984): pages unknown.

Conomos, J. "'Sunless': Francophiles and the non-Western Signifier." Filmnews. 14.1-2. Jan-Feb (1984): pages unknown.

Cumbow, R. "'Sans Soleil'." Informer. 10. Jun. (1984): pages unknown.

Delmas, J. "Chris Marker et Notre quete de la Revolution." Jeune Cinéma. 107. Dec-Jan (1977-8): pages unknown.

Dewey, L. "Le Mystère Koumiko'." (Review.) Film. 4 (1965-6): pages unknown.

Durgnat, R. "Resnais and Co: Back to the Avant-garde." Monthly Film Bulletin. 54. 640. May (1987): pages unknown.

Durovicova, Natasha. "'Letter to an Unknown Woman': Reading Markers in 'Sans soleil'." Source unknown. [I received a manuscript of this essay several years ago, without a reference.]

Ebert, J. "Das dritte Auge." Filmkritik. 27. May (1983): pages unknown.

Eisen, Ken. "'Sans Soleil'." Cinéaste. 14.2 (1985): 44. Review article.

Eisenhort, A. "'Sans Soleil'." Filmkritik. 27. May (1983): pages unknown.

Elley, D. "'Sunless'." Films and Filming. 359 Aug. (1984): pages unknown.

Fargier, Jean-Paul, Girard, Thérèse, Le Péron, Serge, Narboni, Jean, and Daney, Serge. "Table ronde sur 'Le fond de l'air est rouge' de Chris Marker." Cahiers du Cinéma. 284 (1978): 46-51. Discussion on the film, in French.

Fernandez-Torres, A. "'La Espiral'." REVIEW. Contracampo. 2.8. January (1980): pages unknown.

Gaggi, S. "Marker and Resnais: Myth and Reality." Literature Film Quarterly. 12.1 (1979): pages unknown.

Gauthier, G. "'Joli Mai'." Revue du Cinéma. 274 (1973): pages unknown.

Gauthier, G. "'Sans Soleil'." Revue du Cinéma. 380 Mar (1983): pages unknown.

Gauthier, G. "'Si J'avais Quatre Dromadaires' et 'La Solitude du Chanteur de Fond'." (Review.) Image et Son. 293. Feb. (1975): pages unknown.

Geldin, Sherri. "Foreword and Acknowledgments." in La Petite Illustration Cinématographique: Chris Marker, Silent Movie. Columbus: Wexner Center For the Arts, 1995. pp. 5-7.

Gerber, Jacques. Anatole Dauman, Argos Films: Souvenir-Ecran. Paris: Editions du Centre Pompidou, 1989.

Gerber, Jacques. Anatole Dauman: Pictures of a Producer. trans. Paul Willemen. London: BFI Publishing, 1992.

Gervais, G. "'La Spirale'." Jeune Cinéma. 92. Jan-Feb (1976): pages unknown.

Gibson, Ross. "What Do I Know? Chris Marker and the Essayist Mode of Cinema." Filmviews. 134 (1987-8): pages unknown. General article on Marker's oeuvre.

Goldschmidt, D. "'Sans Soleil'." Cinématographie. 87 Mar. (1983): pages unknown.

Gow, G. "'Le Joli Mai'." (REVIEW.) Films and Filming. 10.8 (1964): pages unknown.

Graham, Peter. "'Cinéma-Vérité' in France." Film Quarterly. 17.4 (1964): 30-6.

Grelier, R. "'La Spirale'." Image et Son. 303. February (1976): pages unknown.

Grelier, R. "'Le Fond de l'air est Rouge'." Image et Son. 323. December (1977): pages unknown.

Harris, K. "'Sunless', Cinematic Qualities." Focus. 7 Spring (1987): pages unknown.

Hennebelle, G. "'Le Fond de l'air est Rouge'." Ecran. 64. Dec (1977): pages unknown.

Hennebelle, G. "'Le Spirale'." Ecran. 47. May (1976): pages unknown.

Hennebelle, G. e. a. "La Vie est a nous: Cinema Parallele." Ecran. 31. December (1974): pages unknown.

Hoberman, J. "Dis Orient, Dat Occident." Village Voice. 1 Nov. 1983: 56-7. Review article, deals with 3 films, including Sans Soleil.

Hoberman, J. "Japant-Garde Japanorama." Artforum. October 25 1985: 97-101.

Holborn, Mark. "Standing in the Shadow." Artforum. May 24 1986: 94-9. Journal Article.

Horrigan, William. "Another Likeness." in La Petite Illustration Cinématographique: Chris Marker, Silent Movie. Columbus: Wexner Center For the Arts, 1995. 9-13.

Jacobs. G. "Chris Marker and the Mutants." Sight and Sound. 35.4 (1966): 164-8. Review of La Jetée.

Jeancolas, Jean-Pierre. "'Sans Soleil', Chris Marker. Le monde, à la lettre." Positif. 264 (1983): 3. In French, a review article on Sans Soleil.

Jenkins, S. "'Sunless'." Monthly Film Bulletin. 51 Jul. (1984): pages unknown.

Kawin, Bruce. "Time and Stasis in 'La Jetée'." Film Quarterly. 36.7 (1982): 15-20.

Koetz, M. "Filmschrift un Anshauung: zu Filmen de Berlinale 83." Medium. 13. Apr. (1983): pages unknown.

Kustow, Michael. "'Le Joli Mai'." Sight and Sound. 33.2 (1964): 93-4. Review of film.

La Petite Illustration Cinématographique: Chris Marker, Silent Movie. Columbus: Wexner Center For the Arts, 1995.

Lardeau, Yann. "L'empire des mots." Cahiers du Cinéma. 345 (1983): 60-1. Review article on Sans Soleil, in French.

Legendre, Pierre. "Notification poétique du désir et de la mort." Positif. 264 (1983): 4. Review article on Sans Soleil. In French, has a good list of film credits.

Liem, Ronco Yaobing. Chris Marker and 'La Jetee'. Diss. Columbia University Teachers College, 1983. Ann Arbor: University Microfilms International, 1991. 8403272.

Loewinger, Larry. "'La Sixième Face du Pentagone'." Film Quarterly. 22.2 (1968-9): 58-9. Journal article, review of the film.

Madsen, A. "'Le Mystère Koumiko'." Cinema. 4.2 (1968): pages unknown.

Mann, Karen, B. "Narrative Entanglements: 'The Terminator'." Film Quarterly. 43.2 (1989): 17-27. Essay. Discusses, obviously, The Terminator, but also La Jetée.

Marchessault, J. "'Sans Soleil'." Cineaction. 5 Spring (1986): pages unknown.

Martineau, R. "'Sans Soleil'." Sequences. 116 Apr. (1984): pages unknown.

Maslin, J. "A Playful '57 Documentary on Siberia." New York Times. September 28 (1982): pages unknown.

Moscowitz, G. "'La Spirale'." Variety. 282.10 April, 14 (1976): pages unknown.

Moscowitz, G. "'Le Fond de l'air est Rouge'." Variety. 284.2. Nov. 16 (1977): pages unknown.

Nave, B. "'Ran' et son double 'A.K.' de Chris Marker." Jeune Cinéma. 170. Nov. Dec (1985): pages unknown.

Östör, Akos. "'Sans Soleil'." American Anthropologist. 89 (1987): 1022-3. Review article on Sans Soleil.

Perrin, Eliane. "'Sunless', or the Living Memory of Chris. Marker." Scope Magazine. 1 Nov - January (1992 - 3): 22-3.

Petit, C. "Insane Memory." Sight and Sound. July (1994): 13.

Quandt, James. "Grin without a Cat." Cinematheque Ontario Programme Guide. Fall (1993): 4-7.

Queval, Jean. "Chris Marker's Commentaries." Sight and Sound. Summer (1962): 152-3.

Rafferty, Terrence. "Marker Changes Trains." Sight and Sound. 53.4 (1984): 284-88. Marker's oeuvre in general but a lot of La Jetée and Sans Soleil

Rafferty, Terrence. "Chris Marker." in The Thing Happens. New York: Grove Press, 1993. pp. 63-74.

"Rest is Silent, The". Program Notes. http://www.sva.edu/moma/videospaces/index.html.

Riley, V. "Caught. 'Sunless' and 'The State of Things'." On the Beach. 5 Winter (1984): 43-7.

Roud, Richard. "The Left Bank Revisited." Sight and Sound. 44.3 (1977): 143-5. General article.

Roud, Richard. "The Left Bank." Sight and Sound. 32.1 (1962-3): 24-7. General introductory essay on Varda, Resnais and Marker.

Roud, Richard. "SLON." Sight and Sound. Spring (1973): 82-3.

Roy, J. "'Le Fond de l'air est Rouge'." Cinéma. 228. Dec (1977): pages unknown.

Ryans, T. "'A.K.'" Monthly Film Bulletin. April (1986): pages unknown.

Sans, G. "'Le fond de l'air est Rouge'." Télécine. 223. Dec (1977): pages unknown.

Sauvaget, D. "De L'introversion consideree Comme un des Beaux-Arts: 'Si J'avais Quatre Dromadaires' et 'La Solitude du Chanteur de Fond'." Positif. 66. Feb. (1975): pages unknown.

Schefer, Jean-Lous. "On The Jetty." trans. Paul Smith. In Passages de l'image. Barcelona: Fundació Caixa de Pensions, 1991. pp. 102-7.

Siegel, Joshua. "Chris Marker Video Premieres." Program Notes, The Museum of Modern Art, New York. January 1994.

Thirard, Paul-Louis. "À propos de 'la Spirale'." Positif. 180 (1976): 25-6. Essay about la Spirale. Second part (has its own bibliographic reference under Mattelart) is an interview with Armand Mattelart, the film's co-director. In French.

Thirard. Paul-Louis. "'Sans Soleil' Ex-fans des sixties..." Positif. 265 (1983): 62. Review article, in French. Mainly about Sans Soleil but also mentions some of Marker's other work.

Thomas, J. "Le Joli Mai'." REVIEW. Film Society Review. January (1967): pages unknown.

Torok, J. "Une Phrase qui n'a pas se sens 'La Fond de l'air est Rouge'." Positif. 204. March (1978): pages unknown.

Toubiana, Serge. "Savoir posthume, ('La Spirale')." Cahiers du Cinéma. 265 (1976): 56-60. Review of La Spirale, in French.

Treilhou, M. "'La Spirale'." Cinéma. (Paris.) 211. July (1976): pages unknown.

Trelen, R. "'La Spirale'." Télécine. 209. June (1976): pages unknown.

Umbruch. F., title? Filmfaust. 2.7 (1978): pages unknown.

Valade, P. "Un Programme de Chris Marker." Jeune Cinéma. 84. February (1975): pages unknown.

van Assche, Christine. "On the Contribution of Videographics." trans James Eddy. In Passages de l'image. Barcelona: Fundació Caixa de Pensions, 1991. pp. 96-101.

Van Wert, William F. "Chris Marker: The SLON Films." Film Quarterly. 32 (1979): 38-46.

Van Wert, William. "'La Jetée'." Cinema. 34 (1974): 56-9. Review article on La Jetée.

Walsh, M. "Around the World, Across all Frontiers. Cineaction: 'Sans Soleil' as Depays." Cineaction. Fall (1989): pages unknown.

Wilson, D. "'Le Train en Marche'." Monthly Film Bulletin. 41. Apr. (1974): pages unknown.


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