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Around July, Lord willing, i will get this set from The Criterion Collection, i've wanted it for a long time, is pricey, but it's the best quality out there



with a feast of extras!!

SPECIAL FEATURES
New digital restorations of all six feature films, with uncompressed monaural soundtracks on the Blu-rays of Jour de fête, Monsieur Hulot’s Holiday, Mon oncle, Trafic, and Parade and 3.0 surround DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack on the Blu-ray of PlayTime
New digital restorations of all seven short films: On demande une brute (1934), Gai dimanche (1935), Soigne ton gauche (1936), L’école des facteurs (1946), Cours du soir (1967), Forza Bastia (1978), and Dégustation maison (1978)
Two alternate versions of Jour de fête, a partly colorized 1964 version and the full-color 1995 rerelease version
Original 1953 theatrical release version of Monsieur Hulot’s Holiday
My Uncle, the version of Mon oncle that director Jacques Tati created for English-language audiences
Introductions by actor and comedian Terry Jones to Monsieur Hulot’s Holiday, Mon oncle, and PlayTime
Archival video and audio interviews with Tati
In the Footsteps of Monsieur Hulot, a 1989 documentary about Tati’s beloved alter ego
Five visual essays and a classroom lecture by Tati expert Stéphane Goudet
New interview with critic Michel Chion on Tati’s sound design
“Jour de fête”: In Search of the Lost Color, a 1988 documentary on the restoration of the film to Tati’s original color vision
Once Upon a Time . . . “Mon oncle,” a 2008 documentary on the making of the film
Everything Is Beautiful, a 2005 piece on the fashion, furniture, and architecture of Mon oncle
Selected-scene commentaries on PlayTime by Goudet, theater director Jérôme Deschamps, and critic Philip Kemp
Tativille, a documentary shot on the set of PlayTime
Beyond “PlayTime,” a short 2002 documentary featuring on-set footage
“An Homage to Jacques Tati,” a 1982 program featuring Tati friend and set designer Jacques Lagrange
Interview from 2006 with PlayTime script supervisor Sylvette Baudrot
Tati Story, a short biographical film from 2002
Alternate international soundtracks for Monsieur Hulot’s Holiday and PlayTime
Trailers
New English subtitle translations
PLUS: A booklet featuring essays by critics James Quandt, Jonathan Rosenbaum, Kristin Ross, and David Cairns

Would put the Kaurismaki set down to the 2nd place for box sets gotten in 2020


[quote]Though he made only a handful of films, director, writer, and actor Jacques Tati ranks among the most beloved of all cinematic geniuses. With a background in music hall and mime performance, Tati steadily built an ever-more-ambitious movie career that ultimately raised sight-gag comedy to the level of high art. In the surrogate character of the sweet and bumbling, eternally umbrella-toting and pipe-smoking Monsieur Hulot, Tati invented a charming symbol of humanity lost in a relentlessly modernizing modern age. This set gathers his six hilarious features—Jour de fête, Monsieur Hulot’s Holiday, Mon oncle, PlayTime, Trafic, and Parade—along with seven delightful Tati-related short films.[/quote]


DROOLING BIG TIME



for more pictures of this set view link below

http://www.mundodvd.com/the-complete-jacques-tati-the-criterion-collection-124985/

There are other Criterion sets i need too, like The Koker Trilogy, Wim Wenders' Road Trilogy, and a few others, they won't be around forever, could go out of print, oh and the Von Sternberg/Marlene Dietrich set looks FANTASTIC, .... will i have any money at the end of this year? 🤔

 
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