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This edition: Mr. Hulot's Holiday

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Episode Details

First aired: June 13, 2015.

(1953/France, 83 min., b&w, comedy, in French with English subtitles) Director: Jacques Tati. Cast: Jacques Tati, Nathalie Pascaud, Micheline Rolla. Follows the generally harmless misadventures of a lovable, gauche Frenchman, Monsieur Hulot (played by Tati himself), as he joins the "newly emerging holiday-taking classes" for an August vacation at a modest seaside resort. Distributor: Janus Films. Discussion guest: David Bellos, Princeton University.

Guest List

David Bellos Princeton University