8 wins & 5 nominations.
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Faces of Paris
(TV Mini-Series) (narrative script - 1 episode, 1968) (script - 1 episode, 1968)
4 Print Biographies |
3 Interviews |
8 Articles |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
Mr. Hulot | J. Tati | Zak Tati | Tati
6' 3" (1.91 m)
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[on Playtime] The images are designed so that after you see the picture two or three times, it's no longer my film, it starts to be your film. You recognize the people, you know them, and you don't even know who directed the picture. It's not a film you sign like Fellini's Roma. Playtime is nobody. I don't say that it's easy to do. The dimension of the camera is the dimension of what your eyes ...
Was voted the 46th Greatest Director of all time by Entertainment Weekly. With only 9 films to his credit as director, he directed fewer films than any other director on this list of 50.
Often leaves hints about the theme of his next feature film. For example, the ending of Mon Oncle
(1958) paves the way for the technology-minded Playtime
(1967), and the balletic representation of cars in Playtime
(1967) leads to Trafic
(1971). By those standards, the film that would have followed Trafic
(1971) would be about space travel or subways.