PLAYTIME - A Parisian New Year

Showings

Scene 1 Sun, Dec 31, 2017 5:00 PM
Series Info
Series:Special Event
Film Info
Rating:Not Rated
Runtime:155 min
Director:Jacques Tati
Year Released:1967
Language:French with English subtitles

Description

Join us for FilmScene's popular NYE tradition to countdown to the New Year on Paris time and celebrate with cinema!

Tickets include admission plus a complimentary champagne toast and pastries! Doors open at 4pm. Enjoy a livestream of the Eiffel Tower on our big screen with a selection of French music as we countdown to 2018 with Paris and toast at 5pm (midnight in Paris!), followed by a screening of the life-affirming, beloved...

PLAYTIME

Jacques Tati's gloriously choreographed, nearly wordless comedies about confusion in an age of high technology reached their apotheosis with PLAYTIME. For this monumental achievement, Tati thrusts the loveably old-fashioned Monsieur Hulot, along with a host of other lost souls, into a baffling modern world, this time Paris. With every inch of its frame crammed with hilarity and inventiveness, PLAYTIME is a lasting record or modern era tiptoeing on the edge of oblivion.

An absurd, life-affirming comedy celebrating its 50th Anniversary, PLAYTIME is a celebration and satirization of modernity from this acclaimed director.


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