Jacques Tati (1907–1982)


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The comic genius Jacques Tati was born Taticheff, descended from a noble Russian family. His grandfather, Count Dimitri, had been a general in the Imperial Army and had served as military attaché to the Russian Embassy in Paris. His father, Emmanuel Taticheff, was a well-to-do picture framer who conducted his business in the fashionable Rue de ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 75) in Paris, France

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 10 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

Playtime Writer
(1967)
Mon Oncle Writer
(1958)
Jour de Fête Writer
(1949)

Filmography

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 2010 The Illusionist (original screenplay)
 2002 Forza Bastia (Documentary short)
 1974 Parade (TV Movie)
 1971 Trafic (original scenario)
  Faces of Paris (TV Mini-Series) (narrative script - 1 episode, 1968) (script - 1 episode, 1968)
- Who Is Monsieur Hulot? (1968) ... (narrative script) / (script)
 1967 Evening Class (Short)
 1967 Playtime (original screenplay)
 1958 Mon Oncle (written by)
 1953 Monsieur Hulot's Holiday (dialogue) / (screenplay) / (story)
 1949 Jour de Fête (writer)
 1947 The School for Postmen (Short)
 1938 Retour à la terre (Short) (writer)
 1936 Soigne ton gauche (Short) (uncredited)
 1935 Gai dimanche! (Short) (scenario - as Tati)
 1934 On demande une brute (Short) (scenario and dialogue - as J. Tati)
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Show Show Self (25 credits)
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Publicity Listings:

5 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 3 Interviews | 13 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site

Alternate Names:

Mr. Hulot | J. Tati | Zak Tati | Tati

Height:

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 ... See more »

Trivia:

Was a co-presenter with Barbara Rush of the Scientific and Technical Awards at the 1958 Oscars. See more »

Trademark:

Used an unique sound design in most of his films: almost all dialogue (except for the most essential lines) is toned down to the background. However, sounds that are crucial in comic gags are amplified. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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