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    Icarus Films Acquires New Restoration of Chris Marker and Pierre Lhomme's 'Le Joli Mai'

    Icarus Films has landed North American distribution rights to a brand new restoration of Chris Marker and Pierre Lhomme's 1963 documentary "Le Joli Mai." The landmark film follows ordinary Parisians during the "first springtime of peace" in May 1962 after ceasefire between France and Algeria; made p...

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    Watch: TCM Remembers 2012 with Tributes to Marker, Bradbury, Griffith, Borgnine & 35mm Last Picture Shows

    Film lovers, TCM fans and anyone with fully functioning tear ducts will likely be moved by the elegant 2012 installment of "TCM Remembers."

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    Best of the Week: Box Office and Olympics Butt Heads, Sight & Sound Top 50, Remembering Chris Marker and Gore Vidal & More

    This week on TOH, the box office came down with a case of Olympics syndrome, Sight & Sound announced the Top 50 Films of All Time (with "Vertigo" taking the crown), we remembered avant-garde filmmaker Chris Marker and screenwriter-essayist Gore Vidal, and more!

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    R.I.P. Chris Marker (1921-2012): Watch 'La Jetee' & 'Sans Soleil'

    Sad news to begin the week, as word comes this morning that experimental filmmaker Chris Marker has passed away, just one day after celebrating his 91st birthday.

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