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Jacques Tati and Villa Arpel

A model of the legendary house set from "Mon Oncle".

Jacques Tati and Villa Arpel: object of desire or of ridicule?

"Featured as a very large-scale model, the miain character in Tati’s film Mon Oncle (1958) was a provocative house. Far from contributing to a happy domestic life, the villa seemed to manipulate its users, comforting the French rejection of modern single-family houses."

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