Mon Oncle Benjamin (1969)

Genres - Comedy  |   Sub-Genres - Comedy of Manners  |   Run Time - 92 min.  |   Countries - France, Italy  |  
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Benjamin (Jacques Brel) is a country doctor who has a way with women with the exception of his fianceƩ. While other women yearn to play doctor with the handsome physician, his intended intends on saving herself for their wedding night. When the local Marquis feels he is snubbed by the wise cracking medico, he demands revenge. Benjamin is forced to place his puckered lips on the posterior of the pompous Marquis (Bernard Blier). He gets revenge by making love to the Marquis' wife. Benjamin even saves the choking nobleman, but not before he plants a kiss on the doctor's derriere. Swashbuckling swordplay and nudity appear throughout the film.



doctor, fiancee, aristocracy, revenge, swashbuckler, wife