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Mon oncle Antoine

OT: Mon oncle Antoine

Claude Jutra // Canada, 1971
Fiction Feature // FF2012



A small poor mining town in the 1940s.15-year old orphan Benoît lives and works in his aunt’s general store.His Uncle Antoine is a drinker and runs the local funeral home.On Christmas Eve, Benoît and Antoine answer a call from outside town.A shock awaits Benoît: a boy his age has died of pneumonia.Transporting the body proves tricky as Benoît has a broken arm and Antoine is completely smashed. Mein Onkel Antoine is an accurate portrait of a time when agriculture and clergy played significant roles in Québec and is one of Canada’s best films.



Mon oncle Antoine

Fiction Feature


Québec Deluxe//FF2012



104 min


Claude Jutra

Claude Jutra

Lyne Champagne, Jean Duceppe, Jacques Gagnon, Claude Jutra, Hélène Loiselle

Marc Beaudet

Michel Brault

Claude Jutra, Claire Boyer

Jean Cousineau

Arsenal– Institut für Film und Videokunst e.V.

Delphis Films

National Film Board of Canada

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