Mon Oncle Antoine
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Young Benoit learns about life very quickly from his uncle Antoine who serves as everything from notary and shopkeeper to undertaker in a... Read More
Young Benoit learns about life very quickly from his uncle Antoine who serves as everything from notary and shopkeeper to undertaker in a depressed region of Canada's backwoods. Set in 1940s Quebec, MON ONCLE ANTOINE is an alternately tender and haunting coming-of-age film that came to be recognized as one of Canadian cinema's greatest works. Minimize
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3 Reviews from Epinions.com
Mar 3, 2004
Vintage Canadian Film: Mon Oncle Antoine
Pros: gritty, authentic locale and filmmaking.
Cons: slow, somber, sour, depressing.......
Not for all tastes, but definitely a piece of Canada film history. Read More at Epinions.com
Jul 5, 2008
Coming of age in a bleak northern Quebec village
Pros: ensemble cast, coffin scenes
Cons: slow paced ride from oblivion to oblivion, hackneyed/sentimental camerawork
Slow, drab-looking movie about a drab-looking village and a boy's Yuletide disillusionments Read More at Epinions.com