Some of the Films often Assigned to Pier Marton’s Classes

NARRATIVE STRUCTURES (related to TIME below) & TEXTURES (like GRIT & INNOCENCE)

The Powers of Ten by the Eames

The Double Life of Veronique by Kieslowski

Ménilmontant by Dimitri Kirsanov

Mutum by Sandra Kogut

Hiroshima mon Amour by Alain Resnais

La Jetée by Chris Marker

Before the Rain by Milcho Manchevski

Saragossa Manuscript by Wojcech Has

Warning Shadows by Arthur Robison

 

TIME TO DEAL WITH TIME

Stalker by Andrei Tarkovsky

Jeanne Dielman by Chantal Akerman

Butoh by Eiko and Koma

In the Mood for Love by Wong Kar-Wai

 

SOUND USE OF SOUND & SOUND /IMAGE RELATIONSHIPS

Repulsion by Roman Polanski

Pickpocket. by Robert Bresson


E
DITING

Potemkin by Sergei Eisenstein

Black Is Black Ain’t… by Marlon Riggs

The Gorilla Tapes

Passage à l’acte by Martin Arnold

 

HUMORING REALITY

Playtime by Jacques Tati

Ernie Kovacs (the best of)

William Wegman (the best of)

Der Lauf der Dinge by Fieschli and Weiss.

 

DISASTERS IN THE MAKING (how to represent them)

Vukovar Poste Restante by Boro Draskovic

Shoah by Claude Lanzmann

Jacob’s Ladder by Adrian Lyne

Os Fuzis by Ruy Guerra

The Violin by Francisco Vargas


F
ICTION/REALITY (the interplay)

The Act of Killing by Joshua Oppenheimer

The Story of Qui Jiu by Zhang Yi Mou

Hotel Terminus by Marcel Ophuls

F for Fake by Orson Welles

Letter from Siberia by Chris Marker

Society of the Spectacle by Guy Debord


P
EACEFUL FILMMAKING (Degree Zero?)

Peace by Kazuhiro Soda

Sunless by Chris Marker