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Jacues TatiRld laugh at the sheer absurdity of life This biography charts Tati's rise and fall from his earliest beginnings as a music hall mime during the Depression to the success of Jour de Fête and Mon Oncle to Playtime the grandiose masterpiece that left the once celebrated director bankrupt The book accomplished what a book like this should do which is inspire you to re watch favorite films again with a new appreciation

book Jacues Tati

Jacues Tati reader ✓ Paperback read Á david bellos Ê The full story of one of France's greatest cinema legends a clown whose film making innovation was to turn everyday life into an art formJacues Tati's Monsieur Hulot unmistakable with his pipe brolly and striped socks was a creation of a slapstick genius that mAnd begging for euipment to complete his final films Analysing Tati's singular vision Bellos reveals the intricate staging of his most famous gags and draws upon hitherto inaccessible archives to produce a uniue assessment of his work and its context for film lovers and film students ali If you're a Tati fan this biography is a must read The stories from the period between M Hulot's Holiday and Playtime are both amazing and heart breaking David Bellos has translated Perec and clearly has a strong interest in the Situationists some of these threads were extremely helpful in understanding why I love Tati so much Delving deeper into Tati's mime and music hall background was also uite instructiveIf you're not familiar with Tati's films M Hulot's Holiday Mon Oncle and Playtime are all available on DVD in the US Playtime is an absolute masterpiece and essential viewing for anyone interested in filmmaking or photography

David Bellos ↠ Jacues Tati epub

The full story of one of France's greatest cinema legends a clown whose film making innovation was to turn everyday life into an art formJacues Tati's Monsieur Hulot unmistakable with his pipe brolly and striped socks was a creation of a slapstick genius that made audiences around the wo This is a fascinating biography on one of the great movers in the cinema arts My friend Kimley reminded me of this book when she put it up on this website David Bellos who wrote the bio is himself uite interesting He translated some of Georges Perec's fiction as well as writing a major biography on him I kept thinking 'what is the connection between Perec and Tati? Which the answer is Tati is very much part of the world of Perec and other giants of the 20th Century One can see him part of the music hall world but that is just one world Bellos made a mistake in not identifying Sparks who hopefully were involved in a film project with Tati but it failed due to Tati's health and the financial world at the time Nevertheless this is a very good biography on an uniue artist with a visionTati is probably one of the great modern filmmakers in the late 20th Century The other being Buster Keaton