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567 Ratings

Mon oncle Antoine

Directed by Claude Jutra
Canada, 1971


At Christmas time in the 1940s, a young teenager comes of age in a rural Quebec mining town during a strike. Regularly cited by critics and scholars as the greatest Canadian film of all time.

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Mon oncle Antoine Directed by Claude Jutra

Critics reviews

Canadian filmmaker Claude Jutra’s most well-known film Mon Oncle Antoine has the narrative directness and emotional clarity of a Robert Frost poem… A final act involving the botched retrieval of a corpse in a heavy snowfall is the film’s real achievement, its best showcase for Jutra’s ability to uncover great nuance without any tendency toward overstatement, stylistic or performance-based.
January 22, 2014
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