David lynch is an enthusiast, so is wes anderson jonathan romney plays tribute to jacques tati and to playtime, his complex comedy about modern life. Playtime, despite its incredible pedigree and rate of recommendation, is, perhaps, a minor entry in 1960s international cinema, and yet it’s also one of the era’s great films, not to mention tati’s most accomplished work it’s art that manages to distill the experience of isolation into two hours and change of running time, yet never. It’s been 50 years to the day since jacques tati released playtime, his digressive, dialogue-light comedy about manners of being in the modern city the anniversary has passed without remark, even in tati’s homeland, where playtime has always been respected, but not loved in the manner of his.
Playtime (sometimes written playtime) is a 1967 french-italian comedy film directed by jacques tati in playtime , tati again plays monsieur hulot , a character who had appeared in his earlier films mon oncle and les vacances de monsieur hulot.
Directed by jacques tati with jacques tati, barbara dennek, rita maiden, france rumilly monsieur hulot curiously wanders around a high-tech paris, paralleling a trip with a group of american tourists meanwhile, a nightclub/restaurant prepares its opening night, but it's still under construction.
The start of our history of film series first off, jacques tati's classic film playtime.
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Playtime directed by jacques tati sunday, may 27, 12:30 pm free jacques tati’s gloriously choreographed, nearly wordless comedies about confusion in an age of high technology reached their apotheosis with playtime. Jacques tati's playtime, like 2001: a space odyssey or the blair witch project or russian ark, is one of a kind, complete in itself, a species already extinct at the moment of its birth even mr hulot, tati's alter ego, seems to be wandering through it by accident.