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Mon oncle /
Janus Films ; StudioCanal ; Les Films de Mon Oncle ; une production Specta-Gray-Alter Films ; producteur délégué, Louis Dolivet ; producteur associé, Alain Terouanne ; coproduction franco-italienne, Film del Centauro et Cady-Films ; collaboration artistique, Jacques Lagrange, assisté de Jean L'Hôte ; un film de Jacques Tati.
edition
Blu-ray special edition.
imprint
[Irvington, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2014]
description
1 videodisc (116 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN
1604659041 (set), 1604659106, 9781604659047 (set), 9781604659108
format(s)
Blu-ray
Holdings
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imprint
[Irvington, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2014]
isbn
1604659041 (set)
1604659106
9781604659047 (set)
9781604659108
publisher #
CC2401BD
CC2401BD-3
credits note
Director of photography, Jean Bourgoin ; set decoration, production designer, Henri Schmitt ; music, Alain Romans, Franck Barcellini ; editor, Suzanne Baron ; costume design, Jacques Cottin.
general note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1958.
Special features: New 2K digital restoration. Introduction by actor and comedian Terry Jones; Everything's connected (a 2013 visual essay by Tati expert Stéphane Goudet comparing Mon oncle to the other Monsieur Hulot films); "Le Hasard de Jacques Tati" (a 1977 French television episode featuring an interview with Tati about his dog, Hasard, and the canine stars of Mon oncle). My uncle (director Jacques Tati's 1958 reedited, English-language version of the film); Once upon a time ... "Mon oncle" (an hour-long documentary from 2008 on the making of the film); Everything is beautiful (a three-part program from 2005 on the film's fashion, architecture, and furniture design); New English subtitle translation.
performer
Jacques Tati, Jean-Pierre Zola, Adrienne Servantie, Lucien Frégis, Betty Schneider, J.F. Martial, Dominique Marie, Yvonne Arnaud, Adelaide Danieli, Alain Becourt, Regis Fontenay, Claude Badolle, Max Martel, Nicolas Bataille.
abstract
A supremely amusing satire of mechanized living and consumer society.
language note
French dialogue with optional English subtitles.
catalogue key
9971641
technical details
Blu-ray, fullscreen (1.33:1); monaural; requires Blu-ray player.

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