EN – Screenings – My Uncle (Mon oncle)
Jacques Tati’s visionary masterpiece, both intelligent and mischievous, is a must for children due to its comical and touching humour, its unforgettable scenery and style, but especially the illustrious Mr Hulot, a sweet, ludicrous man that we all wish had been our own uncle!
Movies for Middle school
Little Gerard loves hanging out with his uncle, Mr Hulot, a happy-go-lucky daydreamer who lives in a run-down working-class district of the Paris suburbs. In contrast, his parents, Mr and Mrs Arpel, live a formal, monotonous life in a modern luxury villa. One day, when Gerard returns for the umpteenth time from a jaunt with his uncle, Mr Arpel decides to keep his son away from Mr Hulot. He tries to find him a job in the plastics factory, while Mrs Arpel sets him up on a date with one of the neighbour girls…