Le Souvenir d'un avenir (Remembrance of Things to Come)
Le Souvenir d'un avenir (Remembrance of Things to Come) (2001)

REMEMBRANCE OF THINGS TO COME, the latest "cine-essay" of Chris Marker, is dense and demanding, a splendid reminder that his nimble, capacious mind has lost none of its agility, poetry, and power. Ostensibly a portrait of… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 2001
DVD Release Date: September 2, 2008
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Elvis Mitchell
New York Times

The most unforgettable film of any length you will see this year.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Finely presented visual essay.

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V.A. Musetto
New York Post

Marker and Bellon pay fond tribute to Denise Bellon, a French photojournalist from the '30s and '40s who, by no coincidence, was co-director Bellon's mother.

Eric Henderson
Slant Magazine

A haunting examination of another photographer's work.

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Jessica Winter
Village Voice

The script and juxtapositions reiterate Marker's vision of recorded memory as a small, paradoxical death: at once a tragically irretrievable moment and a dread portent.

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