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Monsieur Hulot's Holiday (S) (+ intro) (U)

Monsieur Hulot's Holiday (S) (+ intro)

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Sunday 15 Aug 202118:30 Book Now (Selling Well)

Approx advert and trailer run time: 25 mins


Film runtime: 1h 54m

(S) = Subtitled.

Part of the 'A Cinematic Odyssey: Postcards from Europe' strand.


The film that brought Jacques Tati international acclaim also launched his on-screen alter ego: the courteous, well-meaning, eternally accident prone Monsieur Hulot with whom Tati would from now on be inseparably associated.

The film is set in a sleepy French coastal resort which is seasonally disrupted by holidaymakers in energetic pursuit of fun. At the centre of the chaos is the eccentric Hulot, struggling at all times to maintain appearances, but somehow entirely divorced from his immediate surroundings. There is little plot in Tati's beautifully orchestrated ballet of comic action: it's a series of incidents, a seamless succession of gently mocking studies of human absurdity.

An exquisitely funny masterpiece with one of the greatest physical comedians of all time.


The film will be introduced by Dr Paul Sutton, who will stay for the end of the film for a post-screening discussion in the front-tier of the downstairs seating area.


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