Play Time*

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Play Time*

  • 1967 ----- color ----- 119 min ----- vhs
  • (Directed by Jacques Tati; screenplay by Jacques Tati, Jacques Lagrange, Art buchwald; with Jacques Tati) Tati's famous character, M. Hulot, wanders through an unrecognizable modern Paris of steel and glass skyscrapers. Sight and sound gags abound in this superbly constructed film, the various episodes of which are linked by Hulot's trying to keep an appointment. Art Buchwald provided dialogue for English-speaking scenes. Cut from original 155 minute French version. (In French and English with English subtitles) [Letterboxed] [Funded by the Department of Comparative Literature] (In French with English subtitles) (Restricted to use on University of Washington campuses only)
  • Topics: (Cities and Towns, Europe, Motion Pictures: Features)