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The Pier

The Pier

A Short film by Chris Marker

Produced by Argos Films

Production year : 1962


    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

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    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 :


    Sub-genre :

    Science fiction

    Themes :

    War, Science

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    Original French-language productions :


    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

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    Runtime :

    27 min 56 seconds

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    Color type :

    Black & White

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    Rating restrictions :

    Suitable for all viewers, with warnings