Strange Cinema Film Series "Playtime"

Nov 29
11.29.2012 7:00 pm

Playtime (Jacques Tati, 1967, 155min.)

In Playtime, Tati's character, Monsieur Hulot, and a group of American tourists attempt to navigate a futuristic Paris. Shot in 70 mm, Playtime is notable for its massive intricate set and Tati's trademark use of subtle, yet complex visual comedy and imaginative sound effects.

In support of the Museum exhibition, Ruud van Empel: Strange Beauty, this three-part film series delves into the creative process and cinematic influences of artist Ruud van Empel.

Admission: Free for MOPA Members, $6 for Students/Seniors, $8 General

Purchase tickets online or on the evening of the event. Questions? Contact our Film & Public Programs Manager by email ( or phone (619.238.7559 ext. 236)

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