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My American Uncle (1980)  link to My American Uncle on IMDb  

Number: 565

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IMDb Rating:
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8.0/10 (3459 votes)

Country: French, 125 minutes

Spoken Languages: French

Genre(s): Drama, Comedy, Romance

Director(s): Alain Resnais

Cast: Gérard Depardieu (as René Ragueneau), Nicole Garcia (as Janine Garnier), Pierre Arditi (as Zambeaux, le représentant de la direction générale à Paris), Marie Dubois (as Thérèse Ragueneau), Roger Pierre (as Jean Le Gall)

Medium: Original DVD,

Subtitles: English

Plot Outline: Prof. Henri Laborit uses the stories of the lives of three people to discuss behaviorist theories of survival, combat, rewards and punishment, and anxiety. René is a technical manager at a textile factory and must face the anxiety caused by corporate downsizing. Janine is a self-educated actress/stylist who learns that the wife of her lover is dying and must decide to let them reunite. Jean is a controversial career-climbing writer/politician at a crossroads in life.

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 1.66:1

Apr 26, 2017