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The Complete Jacques Tati (The Criterion Collection)(Blu-ray)(Region A)

The Complete Jacques Tati (1949-1974) | Blu-ray The Criterion Collection
 
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The Complete Jacques Tati (1949-1974)

Though he made only a handful of films, director, writer, and actor Jacques Tati ranks among the most beloved of all cinematic geniuses. With a background in music hall and mime performance, Tati steadily built an ever more ambitious movie career that ultimately raised sight-gag comedy to the level of high art. In the surrogate character of the sweet and bumbling, eternally umbrella-toting and pipe-smoking Monsieur Hulot, Tati invented a charming symbol of humanity lost in a constantly modernizing modern age. This set gathers his six hilarious features—Jour de fête, Monsieur Hulot’s Holiday, Mon oncle, PlayTime, Trafic, and Parade—along with seven delightful Tati-related short films.

Starring: Jacques Tati, Lucien Frégis, Rita Maiden, Nathalie Pascaud, Marcel Fraval, Guy Decomble
Director: Jacques Tati

This Blu-ray bundle includes the following titles

-Jour De Fete (Blu-ray)
Once a year, the fair comes to the sleepy French country town of Sainte- Severe- sur- Indre. The locals poke fun at their postman, François, and, having got him drunk, they lead him to a tent to watch a short educational film. ...
-Monsieur Hulot’s Holiday (Blu-ray)
As with Jour de fête, the film is set in a sleepy French coastal resort which is seasonally disrupted by holidaymakers in energetic pursuit of fun. At the centre of the chaos is the eccentric Hulot, struggling at all times to...
-Mon Oncle (Blu-ray)
Monsieur Hulot rents a modest rooftop apartment in an old part of Paris, where traders sell their goods in the streets and young boys play games on unsuspecting passers-by. His upwardly mobile sister is married to Monsieur...
-Playtime (Blu-ray)
A variety of tourists, including the unflappable Monsieur Hulot, descend upon a very modernized Paris and spend an eventful 24 hours there.
-Trafic (Blu-ray)
Mr. Hulot drives a recreational vehicle from Paris to Amsterdam in his usual comic, disasterous style.
-Parade (Blu-ray)
Two children go behind the scenes of a small circus.

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