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631 Ratings

Jour de fête

Directed by Jacques Tati
France, 1949


All is calm in this little village in the center of France until the fairground entertainers arrive with their trailers. François, the local postman, discovers a film about the American postal service. Encouraged by the whole village, he sets out to deliver the mail “American Style.”

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Jour de fête Directed by Jacques Tati

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival


Venice Film Festival

1949 | 2 wins including: Best Screenplay (International Award)

Ghent Film Festival


Melbourne International Film Festival


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