Courtesy of Criterion Collection

Mon oncle d'Amérique

Part of Alain Resnais
Friday, March 11, 2011, 7:00 p.m.

35mm print from the French Foreign Ministry

Dir. Alain Resnais. 1980, 125 mins. With Gérard Depardieu, Nicole Garcia, Roger Pierre. Scenes from the intersecting lives of three characters—a farm boy turned factory worker, a failed actress, and a self-centered intellectual—are intercut with commentary by the real behavioral scientist Henri Laborit. Fluid, witty, and engaging, this was one of the biggest commercial successes of Resnais’s career.

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Mon Oncle d'Amerique
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