Mon oncle Antoine

(DVD - 2008 - French)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Mon oncle Antoine

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An orphan comes to live with a foster family in a Canadian mining village, and becomes a part of the comical foibles and heartbreaks of a small French-Canadian town.
Statement of Responsibility: Janus Films ; une production de L'Office National du Film du Canada ; scenario original, Clément Perron ; production, Marc Beaudet ; un film de Claude Jutra
Title: Mon oncle Antoine
Publisher: [New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2008]
Edition: Special ed
Characteristics: 2 videodiscs (104 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1972
An original script by Clément Perron, adapted by Claude Jutra and Clément Perron
Program notes (<14> p.) including essay by Andre Loiselle, inserted in container
Special features: trailer, the documentaries On screen! Mon oncle Antoine and Claude Jutra: an unfinished story, a 2002 documentary by Paule Baillargeon, featuring interviews with Brault, director Bernardo Bertolucci, and actors Genevieve Bujold and Saul Rubinek; the short film A chairy tale, a 1957 experimental short codirected by Jutra and Norman McLaren
Contents: disc 1. Film
disc. 2. The supplement
Credits: Photography, Michel Brault ; music, Jean Cousineau ; editors, Clause Jutra, Claire Boyer.
Performers: Jean Duceppe, Olivette Thibault, Claude Jutra, Hélène Loiselle, Lionel Villeneuve, Monique Mercure, Jacques Gagnon, Lyne Champagne.
Summary: An orphan comes to live with a foster family in a Canadian mining village, and becomes a part of the comical foibles and heartbreaks of a small French-Canadian town.
System Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1, enhanced for 16:9 widescreen TVs; Dolby Digital mono
Other Language: In French or dubbed English with optional English subtitles
Subject Headings: Miners Québec (Province) Drama Foster children Québec (Province) Drama General stores Québec (Province) Drama Québec (Province) Rural conditions Drama
Genre/Form: Coming-of-age films
Fiction films
Feature films
Motion pictures, Canadian
Topical Term: Miners
Foster children
General stores
Publisher No: CC1759D
Branch Call Number: Fre DVD MOVIE M
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Jun 03, 2014
  • Libraryman1_0 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

The first foreign film I had the distinct pleasure of seeing and a great story. Was where I realized that cinema was in fact, an art which redefined the way I viewed movies.

It's true, this is absolutely the best Canadian film of all time.


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