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My American Uncle in August

Arrow Films have announced the UK DVD release of My American Uncle on 13th August 2007 priced at £15.99. Using the observations of human behavioural theorist Henry Laborit as its starting point, Alain Resnais’ My American Uncle is an intelligent comedy/drama about three Paris professionals' intertwining lives.

René (Gérard Depardieu) is successful manager in a textile factory facing the prospect of down-sizing with his position under threat; Pierre (Roger Pierre) is a political star on the rise but whose marital life is in tatters; and Janine (Nicole Garcia), is a struggling actress who works for René and is having an affair with Pierre, connecting the two men.

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