Staff Pick: PLAYTIME (35mm)

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First show: March 12

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Jake’s Pick!

Jacques Tati’s gloriously choreographed, nearly wordless comedies about confusion in an age of high technology reached their apotheosis with PlayTime. For this monumental achievement, a nearly three-year-long, bank-breaking production, Tati again thrust the lovably old-fashioned Monsieur Hulot, along with a host of other lost souls, into a baffling modern world, this time Paris. With every inch of its superwide frame crammed with hilarity and inventiveness, PlayTime is a lasting record of a modern era tiptoeing on the edge of oblivion.

Directed by: Jacques Tati. France. 1967. 124 min. In French with English subtitles. 35mm.


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Staff Pick: PLAYTIME (35mm): Upcoming Showtimes