• Mon Oncle d'Amerique (1980)

Mon Oncle d'Amerique

Release Date: December 17th, 1980

PG |2 hr 3 min

Plot Summary

In this unconventional French film, renowned writer/philosopher Henri Laborit (portraying himself) presents three stories that illustrate the complexities of human behavior. René (Gérard Depardieu) is a man from humble farming roots who becomes manager at a textile factory and must contend with the pressures of the job. Meanwhile, Janine (Nicole Garcia), an actress turned stylist, is involved in an affair with Jean (Roger Pierre), a politician and aspiring writer who faces difficulties at home.

Cast: Gérard Depardieu, Nicole Garcia, Roger Pierre, Marie Dubois, Nelly Borgeaud, Henri Laborit, Pierre Arditi, Gérard Darrieu

Director: Alain Resnais

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Andrea Films, TF1 Films Productions

Distributors: New World Pictures

Keywords: 1980s, Transformation, Love triangle, France, Family

Awards

Nominated Writing (Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen)