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Jacques Tatischeff

Posted in 50 Directors Summary, Jacques Tatischeff on December 11, 2009 by Kanpoj K.

Jacques Tatischeff

He was born on 9 October 1908, Le Pecq, France. He was a French actor and director. Before becoming a director, he was a profressional rugby player. He served in French army dung World War II.In his life, he directed only six feature films. He acted and wrote the script in all his films. He played the same character Monsieur Hulot in four of his film. The character was a innocent quizzical pipe-smoking fellow.

In 1947, he made a short film L’Ecole des factuers (1947). He later made this short film into his first feature film Jour de fête (1948). His later films are Les Vacances de Monsieur Hulot (1953), Mon oncle (1958), Playtime (1967), Trafic (1971), and Parade (1974)

His create his own filmmaking style by using timing, action and often use wide shot with long take to reveal the humor in a sarcastic way. The films that were considered his best were Les Vacances de Monsieur Hulot (1953) and Playtime (1967)

His interesting films

Les Vacances de Monsieur Hulot (1953)

Mon oncle (1958)

Playtime (1967)

Jour de fête (1949)