When: 08/17/2018, 12:00 am
At 1 PM, the East Hampton Library offers Mon Oncle Antoine, a film that tells the tale of Benoit (Jacques Gagnon), an adolescent in the care of his uncle, Antoine (Jean Duceppe), who runs a general store in a small mining town in Quebec. To make some extra money, Antoine doubles as the town’s undertaker. During the Christmas shopping rush, Benoit helps out at the store, learning a lot about himself in the process. When he accompanies his uncle to pick up a body of a local boy who has recently died, he is faced with his own mortality, and realizes that life is fleeting. This is a Canadian film in French with English subtitles.