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Title Play time [(DVD) videorecording] / Janus Films ; Les Films de Mon Oncle, Jérôme Deschamps, Macha Makeieff présentent un film de Jacques Tati ; une production Specta, Bernard Maurice ; scénario original de Jacques Tati ; avec la collaboration artistique de Jacques Lagrange ; dialogue anglais de Art Buchwald ; directeur de la photographie, Jean Badal, Andréas Winding.

Edition Special edition; version restaurée.
Publication Info. [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, [date of publication not identified]
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Description 2 videodiscs (124 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Series The Criterion collection ; 112
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 112.
System Details DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation enhanced for 16:9 widescreen televisions; Dolby digital stereo.
Language In French with optional English subtitles.
Cast Jacques Tati, Barbara Dennek, Rita Maïden, France Rumilly, France Delahalle, Valérie Camille, Erika Dentzler, Nicole Ray, Yvette Ducreux, Nathalie Jem, Jacqueline Lecomte, Oliva Poli, Alice Field, Sophie Wennek , Evy Cavallaro, Laure Paillette, Colette Proust, Luce Bonifassy, Ketty France, Eliane Firmin-Didot, Billy Kearns, Tony Andal, Yves Barsacq, André Fouché, Georges Montant, Georges Faye, John Abbey, Reinhart Kolldehoff, Michel Francini, Grégoire Katz, Jack Gauthier, Henri Piccoli, Léon Doyen, François Viaur, Douglas Read, Bob Harley, Jacques Chauvea, Gilbert Reeb, Marc Monjou, Billy Bourbon.
Credits Production manager, Michel Chauvin ; costumes, Jacques Cottin ; sound director, Jacques Maumont ; editor, Camillo Laurenti ; music, Francis Lemarque and James Campbell ; DVD producer, Johanna Schiller ; restored version production, Vivendi Universal.
Summary Modern Paris, a city of glass, steel and the encroaching age of technology. Admist the babble of tourists, the endearingly clumsy Monsieur Hulot tries to reconcile the old-fashioned ways with the confusing new ways.
Contents Disc 1. The film -- disc 2. The supplements.
Note Special features: Disc 1. Video introduction by Terry Jones; Selected scene commentary by film historian Philip Kemp; Alternate international soundtrack. Disc 2. Au-delà de "Playtime", a short documentary with behind-the-scenes footage; "Tati story" a short biographical film about Tati; "Jacques Tati in Monsieur Hulot's work," a 1976 BBC Omnibus program featuring Tati; "Tati at the San Francisco film festival" audio interview with Tati; Video interview with script supervisor Sylvette Baudrot; "Cours du soir" a 1967 short film written by and starring Tati. Booklet: "The dance of playtime" by Jonathan Rosenbaum.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Subject Paris (France) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Technology -- 20th century -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Hulot, Monsieur (Fictitious character) -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Genre Comedy films.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Motion pictures, French.
Added Author Deschamps, Jérôme, producer.
Makeieff, Macha, producer.
Tati, Jacques, screenwriter, director, actor.
Maurice, Bernard, producer.
Lagrange, Jacques, screenwriter.
Buchwald, Art, screenwriter.
Badal, Jean, 1927- cinematographer.
Winding, Andréas, 1928-1977, cinematographer.
Dennek, Barbara, actor.
Maiden, Rita, actor.
Rumilly, France, actor.
Delahalle, France, actor.
Camille, Velerie, actor.
Dentzler, Erika, actor.
Field, Alice, 1903-1969, actor.
Paillette, Laure, 1906- actor.
Proust, Colette, actor.
Kearns, Billy, actor.
Barsacq, Yves, actor.
Fouché, André, actor.
Montant, Georges, actor.
Abbey, John, 1935- actor.
Kolldehoff, Reinhard, 1914-1995, actor.
Francini, Michel, actor.
Viaur, François, 1930-2002, actor.
Monjou, Marc, actor.
Lemarque, Francis, composer.
Campbell-Badiane, James, composer.
Jones, Terry, 1942- commentator.
Kemp, Philip, commentator.
Rosenbaum, Jonathan, writer of accompanying material.
Janus Films.
Films de Mon Oncle (Firm)
Specta Films.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Added Title Playtime
Au-delà de "Playtime."
Tati story.
Jacques Tati in Monsieur Hulot's work.
Cours du soir.
Standard No. 715515020022
Music No. CC165OD Criterion Collection
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