Cover image for Mon oncle
Title:
Mon oncle
Author:
Tati, Jacques, film director, actor.
Publication Information:
[Place of publication not identified] : [Publisher not identified], [2014]

[United States] : The Criterion Collection
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (116 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
A supremely amusing satire of mechanized living and consumer society.
General Note:
Title from container.

Originally released as a motion picture in 1958.

Special features: My uncle, director Jacques Tati's 1958 redited, English-language version of the film; Once upon a time ... "Mon oncle, " an hour-long documentry from 2008 on the making of the film; Everything is beautiful, a three-part program from 2005 on the film's fashion, architecture, and furniture design; Everything's connected, a 2013 visual essay by Tati expert Stéphane Goudet comparing Mon oncle to the other Monsieur Hulot films; "Le Hasard de Jacques Tati, " a 1977 French television episode featuring an interview with Tati about his dog, Hasard, and the canine stars of Mon oncle.
Language:
French
Added Author:
UPC:
715515128315
Format :
Blu-Ray

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Home Location
Status
Central Library BLURAY 2827 Adult Blu-ray Disc Media Room-Foreign Language Video
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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. . This set gathers his six hilarious features; Jour de fete, Monsieur Hulot's Holiday, Mon oncle, PlayTime, Trafic, and Parade, along with seven delightful Tati-related short films.


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