30.09. - 09.10.2021

Mon oncle Antoine Canada 1971 | 104 min | OV | Colour | FF 2012

Claude Jutra

Claude Jutra (1930-1986) worked as an actor and director and was an outstanding peronality in Québec cinema. An important prize in Francophone cinema in Canada, the Prix Jutra, bears his name.

rated for 0 + years
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.
Original title: Mon oncle Antoine
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: French
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Claude Jutra
Screenplay: Claude Jutra
Cast: Lyne Champagne, Jean Duceppe, Jacques Gagnon, Claude Jutra, Hélène Loiselle
Producer: Marc Beaudet
Director of Photography: Michel Brault
Music: Jean Cousineau
Production Design:
Editor: Claude Jutra, Claire Boyer
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: 35 mm
German Distributor: Arsenal– Institut für Film und Videokunst e.V.
World Sales: Delphis Films
Production: National Film Board of Canada


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