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My Uncle (Mon Oncle) (NR)

Cast: Jacques Tati, Jean-Pierre Zola, Adrienne Servantie, Lucien Frégis

Release Date: November 3, 1958

Runtime: 1 hr. 54 mins.

Genre: Comedy

Unemployed Monsieur Hulot spends his days waiting to pick up his adoring nephew from school and escort him to his ultra modern home. Concerned for Hulot's future, his sister tries to pair him with her neighbor while his brother-in-law tries to secure a job for him in his hose factory. Chaos ensues. "Mon Oncle" is a biting commentary on mechanized living and bourgeois pretension, which never loses its capacity to bemuse and delight.

Synopsis

Unemployed Monsieur Hulot spends his days waiting to pick up his adoring nephew from school and escort him to his ultra modern home. Concerned for Hulot's future, his sister tries to pair him with her neighbor while his brother-in-law tries to secure a job for him in his hose factory. Chaos ensues. "Mon Oncle" is a biting commentary on mechanized living and bourgeois pretension, which never loses its capacity to bemuse and delight.