When filmmakers meet…

Filmmakers as children: Luis Buñuel, Ingmar Bergman, Yasujiro Ozu, Satyajit Ray, Akira Kurosawa, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Jacques Tati, Andrei Tarkovsky, and Stanley Kubrick.


Jacques Tati on the set of Mon Oncle.

Jacques Tati on the set of Mon Oncle.

"If you don’t look closely, nothing’s going on. But a lovely foreigner goes off with some lilies of the valley and the justifiable impression that Orly’s lined with lilies of the valley rather than aluminum streetlights." — Jacques Tati

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"If I’ve managed to bring a little smile to people’s everyday lives, in the end—and it’s not said out of pride—I think I did well in choosing this marvelous means of expression."

Buster Keaton, Jacques Tati, and Harold Lloyd.

Buster Keaton, Jacques Tati, and Harold Lloyd.

Jacques Tati at the 1974 Cannes Film Festival.

Jacques Tati at the 1974 Cannes Film Festival.

Turner Classic Movies will be airing Jacques Tati’s Jour de fête at 12:00AM PST on Tuesday/Wednesday. It’s unavailable on DVD in the US, so don’t miss it.

Turner Classic Movies will be airing Jacques Tati’s Jour de fête at 12:00AM PST on Tuesday/Wednesday. It’s unavailable on DVD in the US, so don’t miss it.

Joyeux anniversaire, Jacques Tati!

Playtime // dir. Jacques Tati

Playtime // dir. Jacques Tati

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