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The Pier

The Pier

A Short film by Chris Marker

Produced by Argos Films

Production year : 1962

    Synopsis

    The Third World War has engulfed the whole planet. Radioactivity is spreading. A team of scientists realize that the only way out is to send someone into the past or the future. They set to work in underground concentration camps. Before his dramatic demise, the hero will have a love affair with a woman living in another temporal space.

    Actors (9)

    Production and distribution (2)

    Executive Producer :

    Argos Films

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Tamasa Distribution

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Photos (2)

    Full credits (6)

    Executive Producers :

    Anatole Dauman, Philippe Lifchitz

    Voice-over :

    Jean Négroni

    Music Composer :

    Trevor Duncan

    Screenwriter :

    Chris Marker

    Editor :

    Jean Ravel

    Sound Mixer :

    Antoine Bonfanti

    Technical details

    Short film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Science fiction

    Themes :

    War, Science

    Production language :

    French

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unspecified

    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

    Production year :

    1962

    Runtime :

    27 min 56 seconds

    Visa number :

    27.132

    Visa issue date :

    21/02/1963

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Black & White

    Aspect ratio :

    1.66

    Audio format :

    Mono

    Rating restrictions :

    Suitable for all viewers, with warnings