Summary: A man does not quite fit in with his sister or nephew’s modern way of living.
Thoughts: Like Tati’s Playtime (which I enjoyed more), this film has no real plot. Rather, it’s a set of comedy sketches, a bit like Mr. Bean, though with a much different character to it. In Mon Oncle, the humor does not come from the main character’s inability to do things right; rather, it comes from the eccentric characters that surround him who try too hard to be modern and stylish. Overall, I enjoyed the film. But Tati has a way of developing gags on top of one another so that they’re easy to lose track of, and sometimes they’re so subtle or drawn out that they’re just boring.