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Mon oncle

Spine #111

Oct 28, 2014

Number of Discs: 1

  • 1.33:1 Standard
  • English Dolby Digital 1.0 Mono
  • French PCM Mono
  • English subtitles

Mon oncle

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2001 Edition

2014 Edition

Directed By: Jacques Tati
Licensor: Les Films de Mon Oncle

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Slapstick prevails again when Jacques Tati's eccentric, old- fashioned hero, Monsieur Hulot, is set loose in Villa Arpel, the geometric, oppressively ultramodern home of his brother-in-law, and in the antiseptic plastic hose factory where he gets a job. The second Hulot movie and Tati's first color film, Mon oncle is a supremely amusing satire of mechanized living and consumer society that earned the director the Academy Award for best foreign-language film.

  • Introduction by actor and comedian Terry Jones
  • My Uncle, director Jacques Tati's 1958 reedited, English-language version of the film
  • Once Upon a Time . . . "Mon oncle," an hour-long documentary from 2008 on the making of the film
  • Everything Is Beautiful, a three-part program from 2005 on the film's fashion, architecture, and furniture design
  • Everything's Connected, a 2013 visual essay by Tati expert Ste?phane Goudet comparing Mon oncle to the other Monsieur Hulot films
  • "Le Hasard de Jacques Tati," a 1977 French television episode featuring an interview with Tati about his dog, Hasard, and the canine stars of Mon oncle


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