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Prof. Henri Laborit uses the stories of the lives of three people to discuss behaviorist theories of survival, combat, rewards and punishment, and anxiety. René is a technical manager at a textile factory and must face the anxiety caused by corporate downsizing. Janine is a self-educated actress/stylist who learns that the wife of her lover is dying and must decide to let them reunite. Jean is a controversial career-climbing writer/politician at a crossroads in life.

  1. Alain Resnais

    Director

  2. Henri Laborit

    Writer

  3. Jean Gruault

    Writer

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Original Title Mon oncle d'Amérique

Status Released

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  • May 21, 1980
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Original Language French

Runtime 2h 5m

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