Mon Oncle d'Amerique Movie Review 1980

Information and Film Reviews for Mon Oncle d'Amerique the Movie

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Three French characters are followed as they try to find success of varying kinds in Paris, interspersed with ironic lectures by Prof. Henri Laborit about the biology that impels human behavior. Their disappointments lead them to dream of a legendary American uncle, who could make their desires come true. An acclaimed, witty comedy by former Nouvelle Vague filmmaker, dubbed into English.

Distribution

Baker & Taylor Inc., 2709 Water Ridge Pkwy., Ste. 500, Charlotte, NC 28217, Phone: (704)357-3500, Toll-free: 800-775-1800, Email: btinfo@btol.com, URL: http://www.btol.com

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 123 minutes.
Originally from French.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Aunts & Uncles, Nieces & Nephews, Paris
Screenplay
Jean Gruault
Cast
Gerard Depardieu, Nicole Garcia, Roger-Pierre, Marie DuBois
Cinematography
Sacha Vierny
Director
Alain Resnais
Music
Arie Dzierlatka
Producer
Philippe Dussart

Awards

Cannes 1980: Grand Jury Prize; N.Y. Film Critics 1980: Foreign Film.

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