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Lettre de Siberie

  • Runtime: 1 hr. 2 min.
  • Genres: Culture & Society, Essay Film
  • Director:Chris Marker


Lettre de Siberie is the fourth of French filmmaker Chris Marker's cinematic "personal essays". Using a letter from Siberia as its launching pad, the film goes off quixotically in several different directions. Thus, it's hard to categorize the film: a first documentary, it becomes a travelogue, then an animated cartoon, then a philosophical tract, and then?..Marker's self-styled Intellectual Leftism is very much in the forefront through the film's 60 minutes. Ironically, Lettre de Siberie was pulled from...more