For Criterion Challenge 2021
38. Kelly Reichardt’s Top 10
I’ve been watching through Tati’s filmography, and this truly feels like a culmination of his previous three films: the slapstick of Jour De Fete, the casual movement through it’s scenarios of Monsieur Hulot’s Holiday, and the distaste of modernism and technology of Mon Oncle.
There are truly so many wonderful visual gags and juxtapositions throughout, both naturally occurring through the plot, and tacked on for a good laugh. …