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This version of MONSIEUR HULOT’S HOLIDAY is the original theatrical release from 1953, which is 12 minutes longer than director Jacques Tati’s reedited 1978 version.
In this video essay from 2013, Jacques Tati scholar Stéphane Goudet discusses the debut of Tati’s Monsieur Hulot character, among other topics.
In this interview, conducted in Paris in 2014, film composer and critic Michel Chion analyzes the sound design in Jacques Tati’s films.
In this 1978 episode of the French television show “Ciné regards,” Jacques Tati watches clips from his Monsieur Hulot films and talks about his role as both filmmaker and performer.