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Movie: Mon Oncle

M. Hulot needs an objective: a job and a wife; or so it is agreed by his sister and brother in law, from their semifunctional modern suburban bunker; but perhaps it's more important that Hulot's nephew learns the value of a timely whistle and some kind of field doughnut. The second film from director/titular character Jacques Tati, noted sport pantomimist. [more inside]
posted by fleacircus on Feb 24, 2020 - 13 comments

Movie: PlayTime

Playtime, 1967 French-Italian comedy film directed by Jacques Tati, is considered his masterpiece, as well as his most daring work. It is featured as #47 on The Sight & Sound Top 50 Greatest Films of All Time. Tati again plays Monsieur Hulot, who had appeared in his earlier films 'Mon Oncle' and 'Les Vacances de Monsieur Hulot'. It is structured in six sequences, linked by two characters who repeatedly encounter one another in the course of a day. [more inside]
posted by growabrain on Mar 3, 2019 - 15 comments

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