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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

Festival de Cannes

2013 | Cannes Classics

Venice Film Festival

1949 | Golden Lion

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

Ghent Film Festival

2010 | Memories of Film

Melbourne International Film Festival

1954 | Programme 2

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