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Jacques Tati: His Life and Art free pdf The French filmmaker of Russian origins , Jacques Tati had a successful career in comedy- famed for his expressive yet not vociferous acting. This biography is the portrait of a man at once dedicated, impassioned and shy, more an artist than a businessman. Bellos collaborated with Tati's daughter, so examining hitherto inaccessible archives including film footage, videos, taped interviews and early drafts of shooting scripts. Amongst Tati's films are "Jour de Fete", "Monsieur Hulot's Holiday", "Mon Oncle", and "Playtime". Though Tati died in 1982 his comedy films are as popular now as in their heyday.

About David Bellos

David Bellos is a professor of French and Comparative Literature at Princeton where he is also director of the Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication. He won the Prix Goncourt de la Biographie for George Perec: A Life in Words. He also won the IBM-France prize for his translated W or The Memory of Childhood, Things: A Story of the Sixties and 53 Days, all major works by George Perec. In 2005 he won the Man Booker International translator's award for his translations of several works by the Albanian novelist Ismail Kadare.

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Author : David Bellos
Publisher : The Harvill Press
Data Published : 20 September 2001
ISBN : 1860469248
EAN : 9781860469244
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 400 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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