Jacques Tati,
the tightrope walker of the cinema
ISBN: 9782919372102
Publication: May. 2, 2013
48 pages
105 × 150 mm
Black and white drawings
FBP: 7.50 €

Jacques Tati,
the tightrope walker of the cinema

Delphine Bertozzi, Dimitra Nikolopoulou
In a light and lively style, Delphine Bertozzi gives a documented portrait of Jacques Tati, the famous creator of M. Hulot which renewed the post-war burlesque cinema. A real delight for young readers.
  • Delphine Bertozzi delights in children's company. She has written Little Poetic Fantasies and Of Knights and Dragons, published by Bodoni Ed. She likes the cinema, literature, art history, and Italy, the country of her grandfather.

  • Dimitra Nikolopoulou A graduate of the Beaux-Arts as an artist and a painter, Dimitra Nikolopoulou works as a designer for graphic art books and as a short-film cartoonist.

We speak of it!
  • « A brief, complete portrait of the artist (…)» This book received a BRAVO from the magazine’s staff.

    La revue des livres pour enfants n°268
  • Perched on his bike, pipe in mouth, Tati, sketched on the cover, invites us to discover his work. Six films characterized in a few lines illustrated with the same black lines, a little trembling, falsely hesitant and devastatingly evocative. This easy to read approach (…) To discover the moment you like to go to the cinema and laugh. 9-10 years old.

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