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Master French comic Jacques Tati's most daring and ambitious work. The misadventures of Monsieur Hulot continues (after 1953's Mr. Hulot's Holiday and 1958's Mon Oncle), here in a futuristic Paris. As Hulot roams the city, he manages to find some chaos amongst the cold, steel and glass environs.

1967Rating: G123 minsFrance, Italy
ComedyClassic
Director:
Jacques Tati ('Mon oncle', 'Mr. Hulot's Holiday')
Writer:
Jacques TatiJacques Lagrange
Cast:
Jacques TatiBarbara DennekRita Maiden

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Variety

Variety

Pic takes to the 70mm process with an extraordinary impressionistic outdoor set of a new Paris, and is an observant romp during a one-day stay of a group of tourists.

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Time Out

Time Out

A hallucinatory comic vision on the verge of abstraction.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

Tati's most brilliant film, a bracing reminder in this all-too-lazy era that films can occasionally achieve the status of art.

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Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

A peculiar, mysterious, magical film.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

Comedy has rarely been so intricate, incisive and inspired.

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