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Play time [videorecording] / Janus Films ; Les Films de Mon Oncle, Jérôme Deschamps, Macha Makeieff présentent un film de Jacques Tati ; une production Specta Films ; Bernard Maurice ; administrateur de production, Michel Chauvin ; scénario original de Jacques Tati ; avec la collaboration artistique de Jacques Lagrange ; dialogue anglais de Art Buchwald.

Contributor(s): Tati, Jacques [director.] | Deschamps, Jérôme | Makeieff, Macha | Maurice, Bernard | Lagrange, Jacques, 1917- | Buchwald, Art | Dennek, Barbara | Maiden, Rita | Rumilly, France | Delahalle, France | Badal, Jean, 1927- | Winding, Andréas, 1928-1977 | Pollicand, Gérard | Lemarque, Francis | Janus Films | Films de Mon Oncle (Firm) | Specta Films | Criterion Collection (Firm).
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialSeries: Criterion collection (Blu-ray discs): 112.Publisher: United States : Criterion Collection, 2009Edition: Blu-ray special edition.Description: 1 videodisc (124 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 9781604651058; 1604651059.Uniform titles: Playtime (Motion picture) Subject(s): Hulot, Monsieur (Fictitious character) -- Drama | Technology -- 20th century -- Drama | Tourists -- France -- Paris -- Drama | Nightclubs -- France -- Paris -- Drama | Foreign films | Motion pictures, French | Paris (France) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- DramaGenre/Form: Feature films. | Comedy films. | Fiction films. | Drama.DDC classification: 791.43/72
Production 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. Amidst the babble of tourists, the endearingly clumsy Monsieur Hulot tries to reconcile the old-fashioned ways with the confusing new ways. Includes commentary, documentary, essay, featurettes, and more.
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FrenchLanguageDVD/440/PLAYTIME (Browse shelf) Available FRENCH Language DVD 39844500030453

Title from sell sheet.

Videodisc release of the 1967 motion picture.

Special features: Restored high-definition transfer with uncompressed stereo soundtrack ; video introduction by writer, director, and performer Terry Jones ; selected scene audio commentary by film historian Philip Kemp ; "Au-delà de 'Playtime'", a short documentary featuring archival behind-the-scenes footage from the set ; "Tati Story", a short biographical film about Tati ; "Jacques Tati in Monsieur Hulot's work", a 1976 BBC Omnibus program featuring Tati ; Rare audio interview with Tati from the U.S. debut of Playtime at the 1972 San Francisco International Film Festival ; video interview with script supervisor Sylvette Baudrot ; "Cours du soir", a 1967 short film written by and starring Tati ; alternate international soundtrack ; optional English subtitle translation ; essay by Jonathan Rosenbaum.

Directeur de la photographie, Jean Badal, Andréas Winding ; chef monteur, Gérard Pollicand ; musique originale, Francis Lamarque ; costumier, Jacques Cottin ; architecte décorateur, Eugène Roman.

Jacques Tati, Barbara Dennek, Rita Maïden, France Rumilly, France Delahalle, Valérie Camille, Erika Dentzler, Nicole Ray, Yvette Duereux, Nathalie Jem.

Modern Paris, a city of glass, steel, and the encroaching age of technology. Amidst the babble of tourists, the endearingly clumsy Monsieur Hulot tries to reconcile the old-fashioned ways with the confusing new ways. Includes commentary, documentary, essay, featurettes, and more.

MPAA rating: Not rated.

Blu-ray Disc.

French dialogue; English subtitles.

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