Jacques Brel was a distinguished Belgian poet, singer, director, actor, and songwriter. He composed theatrical, literate, and thoughtful songs that generated a devoted, large following – initially in France and Belgium, and later across the globe. He is illustrious as an adept of the modern chanson. He was a successful actor who began his acting career in 1967, appearing in ‘Les risqué du metier’ or ‘Risky Business.’ His performance in the same was praised by film critics. He directed two films. His second directorial effort, ‘Le Far West,’ earned a nomination at the ‘Cannes Film Festival.’ Some of his noteworthy films include ‘A Pain in The A...,’ ‘Franz,’ ‘Law Breakers,’ ‘Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living In Paris,’ ‘My Uncle Benjamin,’ ‘The Bar At The Crossing,’ ‘A King Without Distraction,’ and more.
My Uncle Benjamin is a French comedy film which revolves around a country doctor Benjamin. He risks a lot of danger, to pursue an innkeeper daughter, with whom he falls in love with.
At a puppet theater, three attendees don various roles and sing a variety of songs by Jacques Brel, a well-known Belgian singer, actor and director.