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The Adventures of Uncle Benjamin

The Adventures of Uncle Benjamin

A Feature film by Édouard Molinaro

Produced by Gaumont

Release in France : 28/11/1969

    Synopsis

    Benjamin is in love with Manette, the innkeeper's beautiful daughter, but she has no intention of giving in to the young doctor until she sees the marriage contract, and marriage does not fit in with Benjamin's spirit of independence. For the same reason he resists the efforts of his sister Bettine to marry him off to Arabelle, the daughter of old Dr. Minxit. Benjamin does agree to go and meet the girl. But that evening his sister finds him at the inn together with Manette, who is arrested by her father. So she decides to go with Benjamin herself. But as result of an incident with the fat Marquis puts paid to the expedition. Benjamin is subjected by the Marquis to a humiliating practical joke. Benjamin is determined to got his revenge. He succeeds thanks to the gorgeous Vicomte Hector de Pont-Cassé, who also helps Manette with her problems against her father. But Benjamin is now arrested by the Marquis...

    Source : IMDb

    Actors (27)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producer :

    Gaumont

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Gaumont

    Foreign production company :

    Euro International Film (EIA)

    French distribution :

    Gaumont

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Full credits (11)

    Assistant Director :

    Philippe Monnier

    Producers :

    Roger Debelmas, Alain Poiré

    Director of Photography :

    Alain Levent

    Production Manager :

    Robert Sussfeld

    Music Composers :

    Jacques Brel, François Rauber

    Costume designer :

    Jacques Fonteray

    Author of original work :

    Claude Tillier

    Screenwriters :

    André Couteaux, Jean-François Hauduroy, Édouard Molinaro

    Sound Recordist :

    Jean Labussière

    Editors :

    Robert Isnardon, Monique Isnardon

    Production Designer :

    François de Lamothe

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Comedy

    Themes :

    History

    Production language :

    French

    Coproducer countries :

    France, Italy

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    Majority French (France, Italy)

    Production year :

    1969

    French release :

    28/11/1969

    Runtime :

    1 h 30 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    34384

    Visa issue date :

    18/11/1969

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Audio format :

    Mono

    Rating restrictions :

    None