Daring, colourful, whimsical and fun, Jacques Tati also known for his infamous comedic character Monsieur Hulot is one of the great comic icons of French cinema. A Gallic equivalent of Charlie Chaplin or Buster Keaton, Tati's works as director, writer and actor are well-loved classics, appealing to a broad and diverse audience as well as critics. Lovingly and painstakingly restored and available as a collection for the first time in Australia, this boxset unites his 6 classic comedies (JOUR DE FETE, M. HULOT'S HOLIDAY, MON ONCLE, PLAYTIME, TRAFIC, PARADE) with 7 rare short films, so that audiences old and new can delight in Tati's charms.
"French slapstick genius Jacques Tati gets the reappraisal he deserves with this boxset."TOTAL FILM - 4 STARS
"If I could look forward to an amazing treat like PLAYTIME as an unscheduled, annual event then I could tell myself, as I lay on my deathbed at the ripe old age of 80 or 90, 'I have known richness.'"SENSES OF CINEMA
"His films...are delightful witnesses to the second half of the 20th century in France."THE GUARDIAN
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DVD Special Features
7 rare Tati short films, collected for the first time in Australia!(ON DEMANDE UNE BRUTE; DEGUSTATION MAISON; FORZA BASTIA; COURS DU SOIR; L'ECOLE DES FACTEURS; GAI DIMANCHE; SOIGNE TON GAUCHE)