About

Genial, bumbling Monsieur Hulot loves his top-floor apartment in a grimy corner of the city, and cannot fathom why his sister's family has moved to the suburbs. Their house is an ultra-modern nightmare, which Hulot only visits for the sake of stealing away his rambunctious young nephew. Hulot's sister, however, wants to win him over to her new way of life, and conspires to set him up with a wife a...

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Directed by

Jacques Tati

Written by

Jacques Tati (Screenplay)
Jacques Lagrange (Screenplay)
Jean L'Hôte (Screenplay)

Runtime

118 minutes

Country

Italy, France

Language

French

Tagline

Mr Hulot takes a precious, playful ... and purely premeditated look at modern times ...

Cast

Keywords

parent child relationship paris france factory worker suburb city portrait housekeeper brother-in-law modernity new building

Lists

#421 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

Edgar Wright's 1000 favorite movies Edgar Wright

Awards

Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film