Notes on Sans Soleil

1 “I’ve been around the world several times, and now only banality still interests me.”  At the beginning of Chris Marker’s Sans soleil (1983), a voice tells us, “He wrote” this. “He”:  Marker?  We have no ...

Blood from a Stone

It’s a difficult enough task to film New York.  I do not mean by this, of course, to set all or part of a film in New York, as so many have done who neither deeply know nor particularly love the place (The Adju...