The Complete Jacques Tati (Criterion Collection)

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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 fete, Monsieur Hulot's Holiday, Monocle, PlayTime, Traffic, and Parade - along with seven delightful Tati-related short films.