Playtime

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Stephen

Tai's film Playtime is a wonderful and innovative way of telling a narrative comedy without really the use of dialog at all. Also watching the beautiful art direction, cinematography, sound, acting, etc., I can see where the studio that was financing this movie almost went bankrupt. Still, ...Read more

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Chase

Tati playfully satirizes the mediated and constructed nature of Modern life with a visual extravaganza of man-made isolation. However,'Playtime' has aged strangely, as the society it lambasts slowly fades from existence. With the industrialized Western world increasingly replaced with a ...Read more

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BENJAMIN

I found it quite relevant, and to say it has aged... well... I argue that only the style has aged, as modern has become contemporary. The posters in the travel company's office remind me of Frank Gehry, or any other fashionable living architect, where cities pride themselves in having iconic ...Read more

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lisa

waste of a credit

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Jeremy

What does that mean?

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lisa

What do you think it means other than I wasted a credit to watch this film

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Jack

What, no subtext? Some of us like subtext even though we don't know what it is.

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Violeta

amazing !

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Ron

Few films bear repeated viewings as well as this one. Each frame is packed with delightful details.

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Katie

the humor is so simple yet so well thought out and placed, lovely to watch

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Tim

One of my absolute favorite films. So much thought went into every aspect of this movie, and from a purely visual point of view, one of the greatest achievements in film history. I've yet to met a single person, from film fanatic to casual observer, that didn't give Playtime a big thumbs up. ...Read more

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Matthew

This film should really be seen on the big screen, but see it anyway you can. See all of Tati's films.

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Jeremy

My TV is huge

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Jackie

A delightful cinematic masterpiece!

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Chester

Beautiful

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Anna

A wild circus ride! Such attention to detail from sound, to color, to choreography -- Jacques Tati is truly a master of his craft.

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