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Jacques Tati

Born on October 9, 1908 in Le Pecq, France
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Filmmaker and actor Jacques Tati reinvented the art of slapstick comedy, expertly dissecting the nature of sight gags and pratfalls while exploiting viewer expectations to create an ambitious, richly detailed cinematic parlor game perfect for ... Read Full Biography
Year Award Category Movie Result
2010 National Board of Review Spotlight Award The Illusionist Won
1958 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Foreign Language Film My Uncle Won
1953 French Film Critics Circle Prix Louis-Delluc Mr. Hulots Holiday Won
1949 Venice International Film Festival International Prize for Best Screenplay Jour De Fete Won

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