La jetée movie review | English homework help

The Journal is in two parts…(please include both parts within your Journal response)

First…  How would you categorize the movie La Jetée?  Try placing this film within each one of the three types of movies we’re exploring.  Which characteristics/elements would favor it as a narrative?  Documentary?  Experimental?

Second….  Why did Chris Marker choose to tell his story primarily through stills?  And what is the signification of the shot that captures a character’s movement (at 19:00 in the movie link provided)?