French filmmaker Chris Marker was one of the most highly regarded and experimental figures in cinema. His 1962 film La Jetée is a recognized classic. Marker also worked in video and interactive technologies, creating documentaries, poetic meditations, and idiosyncratic essays. full biography
Bellour, Raymond. L'Entre Images: Photo, Cinéma, Vidéo. Paris: La Difference, 1990. In French.
Gibson, Ross. "What Do I Know?: Chris Marker and the Essayist Mode of Cinema." Filmviews Summer 1988: 26-32.
Marker, Chris. La Jetee:ciné roman. New York: Zone Books, 1992.
Reisz, Karel and Gavin Miller. "Cinema Verité and the Documentary Film of Ideas." The Technique of Film Editing. London: Focal Press, 1968: 297-321.
Roth, Laurent and Raymond Bellour. Qu'est-ce Qu'une Madeleine?: A propos du CD-ROM Immemory de Chris Marker. Paris: Centre Georges Pompidou, 1997. In French and English.
Van Wert, William. The Theory and Practice of the Ciné-Roman. Manchester, NH: Ayer Company Publishers, 1978.