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Title Play time [videorecording] / une production Specta Films, Bernard Maurice ; administrateur de production, Michel Chauvin ; un film de Jacques Tati ; scénario original de Jacques Tati ; avec la collaboration artistique de Jacques Lagrange ; dialogue anglais de Art Buchwald.

Imprint [Irvington, N.Y.?] : Criterion Collection, [2006]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Casa Verdugo Library DVD    F PLA    Available
Edition Special ed.
Description 2 videodiscs (124 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Criterion collection ; 112
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 112.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1967.
Special features include video introduction by Terry Jones ; selected scene commentary by film historian Phiip Kemp ; alternate international soundtrack ; Au-delà de "Playtime", a short documentary with behind-the-scenes footage ; Tati story, short biographical film about Tati ; "Jacques Tati in Monsieur Hulot's work," a 1976 BBC Omnibus program featuring Tati ; audio interview with Tati ; video interview with script supervisor Sylvette Baudrot ; Cours du soir, a 1967 short film written by and starring Tati ; new essay by Jonathan Rosenbaum.
Credits Directeur de la photographie, Jean Badal, Andréas Winding ; chef monteur, Gérard Pollicand ; musique originale, Francis Lamarque ; costumier, Jacques Cottin ; architecte décorateur, Eugène Roman.
Cast Jacques Tati, Barbara Dennek, Rita Maïden, France Rumilly, France Delahalle, Valérie Camille, Erika Dentzler, Nicole Ray, Yvette Duereux, Nathalie Jem.
Summary Modern Paris, a city of glass, steel and the encroaching age of technology. Admidst the babble of tourists, the endearingly clumsy Monsieur Hulot tries to reconcile the old-fashioned ways with the confusing new ways.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital stereo.
Language French dialogue, optional English subtitles.
Subject Technology -- 20th century -- Drama.
Paris (France) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Drama.
Genre/Form Comedy films
Motion pictures, French.
Added Author Tati, Jacques
Lagrange, Jacques
Buchwald, Art
Dennek, Barbara
Maiden, Rita.
Rumilly, France.
Delahalle, France.
Badal, Jean, 1927-
Winding, Andréas, 1928-1977
Pollicand, Gérard.
Lemarque, Francis.
Specta Films
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Added Title Playtime
Au-delà de "Playtime."
Tati story.
Jacques Tati in Monsieur Hulot's work.
Cours du soir.
ISBN 1559409983
Standard No. 715515020022
Music No. CC165OD Criterion Collection

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