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Le tombeau d'Alexandre

Chris Marker France, 1993

tidal waif's rating of the film The Last Bolshevik

it takes the firm mind of a Marker to show how fictional images and fake constructed documents contaminate our image of history; how carefully built context precedes and massively determines the meaning of "autonomous" events (like those Queen lyrics, which change meaning when put in German by Laibach, showing the way a historical context can make the same text cover in a dramatically different ideological coccoon,