On November 26th, the fine folks at Icarus Films will release Chris Marker’s Le Joli Mai on DVD and VOD.
"A portrait of Paris and Parisians shot during May 1962—"the first springtime of peace" for France since before World War II—LE JOLI MAI is a film with several thousand actors including a poet, a student, an owl, a housewife, a stockbroker, a competitive dancer, two lovers, General de Gaulle and several cats."
- Both English and French voice-overs
- Playtime in Paris (Catherine Varlin/ 1962/ 27”)
- A Distant Gaze… (Jean Ravel/ 1964/ 12”)
- Exercise in Direct Cinema (1962/ 5”), featuring Pierre Lhomme
- Deleted scenes
- 24 page booklet