Jour De Fete

Jour De Fete
Jour De Fete

Year

1949

Duration

80 minutes

Genres

Comedy

Language

French (English subtitles)

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Synopsis

Francois is the postman in a tiny rural French village where the pace of life is unhurried, and his delivery of the mail is possibly even slower. But then Francois sees a documentary on the swiftness and efficiency of the postal system in the US. Shocked and inspired, he sets out to try and match the Americans for speed, which is quite a challenge when you've only got a rickety bicycle to work with! This delightful comedy stars the legendary French comedian Jacques Tati - perhaps most famous for his character Monsieur Hulot - and Jour De Fete finds him at his most hilarious.

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Contains an image of a dead body.

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