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Mr. Hulot's Holiday (Les vacances de Monsieur Hulot) (1953)

Directed by


Starring
Jacques Tati Jacques Tati
Monsieur Hulot
Lucien Frégis Lucien Frégis
Hotel Proprietor
Suzy Willy Suzy Willy
Commandant's Wife
Édouard Francomme Édouard Francomme
Restaurant Patron
Jacques Cottin Jacques Cottin
Holidaymaker on Beach
André Dino André Dino
Hotel Guest


Written by
Jacques Tati Jacques Tati
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Mr. Hulot's Holiday

12 years, 3 months ago at Jun 12 5:55
Minimalism at it's best. The opening sequence at the train station is i think masterful.

A classic

4 years, 1 month ago at Aug 16 8:08
I can’t believe it took me about 20 years to finally see another movie directed by Jacques Tati. To be honest, at the time, I actually didn’t care much for ‘Jour de fête’ but maybe it was because I had such huge expectations. Anyway, with this 2nd attempt, even though I did like it and even though it’s supposed to be be Tati’s best directing effort, I thought it was pretty good but st... read more
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Pipe-smoking Monsieur Hulot, Jacques Tati’s endearing clown, takes a holiday at a seaside resort where his presence provokes one catastrophe after another. The first entry in the Hulot series is a masterpiece of gentle slapstick.
Release date: 16 June 1954
UPC: 037429155721
Tags: 1950s (8), France (7), Comedy (6), French (5), 1953 (4), Seaside (3), M. Hulot (3), Beach (3), Bw (3), Black & White (3), Adventure (3), Food (2), Restaurant (2), Firework (2), Tati (2), Vacation (2), Fireworks (2), Pet Dogs (2), Mad Dogs (2)
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