Chris Marker was a political filmmaker, however anything but doctrinaire. Throughout his oeuvre, a critical and moral sensibility goes hand in hand with technical experimentation, narrative improvisation and cinematic self-reflection. Above all, Marker was a ‘joueur’, writes Carole Desbarats.
Member of the editorial committee of Esprit and former director of studies at the Paris film school FEMIS. She has published widely on the power of images and the cinema.