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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...

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  1. Édouard Molinaro

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Claude Tillier


  3. André Couteaux


  4. Jean-François Hauduroy


Top Billed Cast

  1. Jacques Brel

    Jacques Brel

    Benjamin Rathery

  2. Claude Jade

    Claude Jade


  3. Bernard Alane

    Bernard Alane


  4. Rosy Varte

    Rosy Varte

    Bettine, soeur de Benjamin

  5. Paul Frankeur

    Paul Frankeur

    Docteur Minxit

  6. Lyne Chardonnet

    Lyne Chardonnet

    Arabelle Minxit

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Original Title Mon oncle Benjamin

Status Released

Original Language French

Runtime 1h 30m

Budget -

Revenue -

Homepage -

Release Information

  • November 28, 1969



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