Demetrios Matheou

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Demetrios Matheou

Jacques Tati


Saturday, November 8th, 2014

Jacques Tati at the BFI

A newly restored print of Playtime is the mouthwatering centrepiece of a Tati retrospective on the South Bank, through November

Monday, October 27th, 2014

Playtime (Jacques Tati, 1967)

This is my favourite by the French comic genius Jacques Tati, because of its marvellous take on modern architecture and living. Tati used his anachronistic alter-ego, Monsieur Hulot, with his old-world manners and eccentricity, as a counterpoint...