• My Uncle Rafael (2012)

My Uncle Rafael

Release Date: September 21st, 2012

PG-13 |1 hr 42 min

Plot Summary

A TV producer convinces an opinionated Armenian (Vahik Pirhamzei) to be on a reality show and to whip a dysfunctional American family into shape before it falls apart.

Cast: Vahik Pirhamzei, Missi Pyle, John Michael Higgins, Anthony Clark, Joe Lo Truglio, Rachel Blanchard, Carly Chaikin

Director: Marc Fusco

Genres: Comedy

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Slant Magazine

    The Americans are clichéd and vapid, and seeing them get knocked around and told to wake up can be validating if you know people as obnoxious and spoiled as them. show more

  • 40
    Ronnie ScheibVariety

    A behind-the-scenes comedy about the making of a reality TV show, My Uncle Rafael looks suspiciously like an outright sitcom itself, with the same careful dosage of sententiousness and one-liners. show more

  • 60
    Gary GoldsteinLos Angeles Times

    It's no great surprise how things end up for this tossed-under-one-roof bunch. How they get there, however, provides a largely fertile playground for the picture's talented comic ensemble. show more

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