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Evening Classes (1967)

Cours du soir (original title)
Jacques Tati teaches an acting class about the subtleties of certain types of people to a group of eager (but not very talented) students.

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Jacques Tati teaches an acting class about the subtleties of certain types of people to a group of eager (but not very talented) students.

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This title is featured on the Criterion Collection DVD for _Playtime (1967)_, released in 2001. See more »

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Monsieur Hulot: You've grasped that. Let's move on.
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Why Did Tati Do It?
19 June 2017 | by (Scottsdale, Arizona, USA) – See all my reviews

In "Cours du Soir" a dim-witted acting instructor teaches acting to a class of equally dim-witted students. This might work well on paper, but the movie is awful. I don't know how Jacques Tati, a master of film and comedy.could have made it, acted in it, and had his name attached to it, unless a gun was held to his head for the entire project. Incidentally, the title has been mis-translated as "Evening Classes." It should be "Evening Class." The French word "cours" serves as both the singular and plural. It's clear only one class is being taught here.


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