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Play Time

By 24837
Written April 15, 2007
Not for everyone but definitely original. Must be seen in 70mm and will leave a smile on your face if you're on Tati's wavelength.
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One of the classics

By MoroccoMole
Written April 16, 2007
Jacques Tati's is a one-of-a-kind comedy about living in the modern world, and it's so subtly and densely packed with visual gags that you MUST see it in the theater (in 70mm if possible). Not to be missed!
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Smart, funny social criticism through physical comedy

By bigjeff822
Written April 16, 2007
Went to the 70mm screenng of Jacques Tati's "Playtime" at the Egyptian Theater. The movie looked great, like a brand new print. The sound was pretty good, though I don't think it would suffer from modernization. The movie itself is brilliant, using physical comedy (slapstick) to critique consumer society and globalization. Highly recommended.
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the most beautiful and stlyiesd frence comady!

By jick-jick
Written April 14, 2007
what an amazing treat to see this film in 70mm, it is such a visually stuning film, there is so much going on, so much to see, if you have a chance to see this film on the big screen, do it, small screans can not do it justice.
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Unequivocal Masterwork

By Beng6987
Written July 28, 2009
A truly democratic film. This is unlike any other cinematic experience and can be understood on any human level.
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