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My Uncle from America

Mon oncle d'Amérique

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Directed by Alain Resnais
France, 1980
Comedy, Drama, Romance

Synopsis

Writer Henri Laborit presents three stories that illustrate the complexities of human behavior. René is a man from farming roots who becomes manager at a textile factory. Meanwhile Janine, an actress turned stylist, is involved in an affair with Jean, a politician who faces difficulties at home.

Synopsis

Writer Henri Laborit presents three stories that illustrate the complexities of human behavior. René is a man from farming roots who becomes manager at a textile factory. Meanwhile Janine, an actress turned stylist, is involved in an affair with Jean, a politician who faces difficulties at home.

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My Uncle from AmericaDirected byAlain Resnais

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
1980 | 2 wins including: FIPRESCI Prize
Venice Film Festival
1980 | Winner: AGIS Award
Academy Awards
1981 | Nominee: Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
César Awards
1981 | 6 nominations including: Best Film

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