What was the purpose of La Jetee?
This experiment was done to send people into the past and future to bring back a cure for the people of the present. This was a very risky experiment, because before the people could return from the past or the future they would go insane. However the main character in this film was a perfect candidate.
What is the meaning of La Jetee?
noun. jetty [noun] a small pier for use as a landing-place.
How many shots are in La Jetée?
It contains only one brief shot of filmed motion, and one moment in which the camera appears to move, pulling back from the opening still of the pier or observation deck at Paris Orly Airport (the jetée itself).
What is the climax in La Jetee?
Climax: Meeting the people of the future and realizing that he would die soon at the hands of the scientist’s agent, then choosing to go back to his past memory of the woman instead of accepting help from the people of the future.
What happened in La Jetée?
The tale of a man, a slave, sent back and forth, in and out of time, to find a solution to the world’s fate, to replenish its decreasing stocks of food, medicine and energies, and in doing so, resulting in a perpetual memory of a lone female, life, death and past events that are recreated on an airport jetty.