'Mr. Hulot's Holiday'
(best known for Playtime
, which will screen later in August) first introduced his unforgettable character Monsieur Hulot in this 1953 film. Fans of Lloyd, Chaplin, Keaton
—even dumb Mr. Bean, goddamnit—should not miss this tale of Hulot at the beach, fucking up everything for everyone and emerging unscathed and lovable
in the end. (Northwest Film Forum, 1515 12th Ave, 267-5380
. 7, 9:15 pm, $5—$8.50
. Series continues through Aug 16
The great French physical comedian and filmmaker