Mon Oncle

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Mon Oncle ★★★★ My Uncle; My Uncle, Mr. Hulot 1958

Tati's celebrated comedy contrasts the simple life of Monsieur Hulot with the technologically complicated life of his family when he aids his nephew in war against his parents' ultramodern, push-button home. An easygoing, delightful comedy, this is the director's first piece in color. Sequel to “Mr. Hulot's Holiday,” followed by “Playtime.” In French with English subtitles. 110m/C VHS, DVD . FR Jacques Tati, Jean-Pierre Zola, Adrienne Serrantie, Alain Bacourt; D: Jacques Tati; W: Jacques Lagrange, Jacques Tati; C: Jean (Yves, Georges) Bourgoin; M: Alain Romans, AMG. Oscars ‘58: Foreign Film; Cannes ‘58: Grand Jury Prize; N.Y. Film Critics ‘58: Foreign Film.