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In this short film, Marker critiques, from a Socialist perspective, the role of the trade union movement in France at the dawn of the era of global web economies.
Short film as futurist reflection. 2084 is incredibly prescient, particularly its focus on the marginalization of the working class.
Well, this went right over my head. While I liked the way it was edited, I can't in all honesty say I liked it...it was so dense to me, even for a Marker film, that I feel like it flashed by in an instant and I felt nothing.
Because the nostalgia for the past (tradition) is handy as a substitute for that nostalgia for the future that in other times was called revolution.