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Sunday Shorts: ‘Les statues meurent aussi’, co-directed by Alain Resnais

Statues also Die

Today’s film is the 1953 short Les statues meurent aussi, also known as Statues also Die. The film is a documentary, written by Chris Marker, who also co-directed the short with Alain Resnais. Resnais is a legend on the world cinema stage, with a directing career that spanned over 70 years, and a filmography that includes classics such as Hiroshima Mon Amour and Last Year at Marienbad. He died yesterday in Paris at 91 years old, and his last film will be the 2014 feature Life of Riley.

Note: This film has english subtitles which can be activated by clicking on the “cc” button at the bottom right of the video.


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