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My American Uncle (1980)

PG
125 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

The intersecting stories of three people who face difficult choices in life-changing situations are used to illustrate the theories espoused by Henri Laborit about human behavior and the relationship between the self and society.
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Writers
Jean Gruault (scenario and dialogue) | Henri Laborit (writings)
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Updated May 20, 1980

Release date
Dec 17, 1980 (United States)

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Gérard Depardieu
René Ragueneau René Ragueneau   See fewer
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Nicole Garcia
Janine Garnier Janine Garnier   See fewer
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Roger Pierre
Jean Le Gall Jean Le Gall   See fewer
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Nelly Borgeaud
Arlette Le Gall Arlette Le Gall   See fewer
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Pierre Arditi
Zambeaux, le représentant de la direction générale à Paris Zambeaux, le représentant de la direction générale à Paris   See fewer
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Gérard Darrieu
Léon Veestrate Léon Veestrate   See fewer
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Philippe Laudenbach
Michel Aubert Michel Aubert   See fewer
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Marie Dubois
Thérèse Ragueneau Thérèse Ragueneau   See fewer
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Henri Laborit
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Bernard Malaterre
Le père de Jean Le père de Jean   See fewer
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Laurence Roy
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Alexandre Rignault
Le grand-père de Jean / Jean's Grandfather Le grand-père de Jean / Jean's Grandfather   See fewer
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Véronique Silver
La mère de Janine La mère de Janine   See fewer
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Jean Lescot
Le père de Janine Le père de Janine   See fewer
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Geneviève Mnich
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Maurice Gauthier
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Guillaume Boisseau
Jean enfant / jean as a Child Jean enfant / jean as a Child   See fewer
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Ina Bedart
Janine enfant Janine enfant   See fewer
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Ludovic Salis
René enfant René enfant   See fewer
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François Calvez
René adolescent René adolescent   See fewer
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Stephanie Loustau
Janine adolescente Janine adolescente   See fewer
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Monique Mauclair
L'institutrice L'institutrice   See fewer
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Damien Boisseau
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Gaston Vacchia
Henri, l'oncle de René Henri, l'oncle de René   See fewer
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Bertrand Lepage
Maurice, le frère de René Maurice, le frère de René   See fewer
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Jean-Philippe Puymartin
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Catherine Frot
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Valérie Dréville
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Brigitte Roüan
L'amie de Janine L'amie de Janine   See fewer
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Max Vialle
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Yves Peneau
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Jean-Bernard Guillard
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Laurence Février
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Charlotte Bonnet
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Jean Dasté
M. Louis M. Louis   See fewer
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Anne-Christine Joinneau
La fille de Jean La fille de Jean   See fewer
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Sébastien Drai
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Marjorie Godin
La secrétaire de l'usine La secrétaire de l'usine   See fewer
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Liliane Gaudet
Mme Arnal Mme Arnal   See fewer
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Isabelle Ganz
Josyane Josyane   See fewer
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Maria Laborit
La troisième secrétaire de Jean La troisième secrétaire de Jean   See fewer
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Albert Médina
Bozon-Vandrieux Bozon-Vandrieux   See fewer
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Laurence Badie
Mme Veestrate Mme Veestrate   See fewer
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Carène Ferrey
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Sabine Thomas
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Catherine Serre
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Jacques Rispal
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Héléna Manson
La logeuse de René à Cholet La logeuse de René à Cholet   See fewer
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Serge Feuillard
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Gilette Barbier
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Dominique Rozan
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Michel Muller
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Christian Chauvaud
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7.9 / 10 | 3,927 votes