Classic films from the French comic trailblazer – and a contemporary animation based on one of his unproduced screenplays – screening on SBS World Movies & SBS On Demand.
French mime-turned-filmmaker Jacques Tati wrote, directed and starred in only five feature films (spanning from 1949's Jour de fête to
1971's Trafic) but the influence of his brand of elaborate visual humour is immense: David Lynch and Wes Anderson are among his
SBS World Movies are screening Jour de fête, PlayTime, M. Hulot's Holiday, Mon Oncle, Trafic, as well as his 1974 made-for-TV film Parade and the Oscar-nominated 2010 animation The Illusionist, based on an unproduced script by Tati and directed by Sylvain Chomet (The Triplets of Belleville).
To access this selection of movies, visit the SBS website here.