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msmichel's rating of the film Mon oncle Antoine

A Quebecois classic and truly quintessential Canadian cinema. Jutra's feel for 1940's rural Quebec and for a Canadian/Quebecois identity rings genuine. Nostalgic certainly but also rang true with audiences on release in '71 and since. Performances are strong all around with naturalistic cinematography by the late Michel Brault. Those looking for a linear story and convenient wrap-ups should look elsewhere.