Jour de Fête

Jour de Fête

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The feature debut of French filmmaking master Jacques Tati, following the misadventures of an easily-distracted mailman looking to improve the speed of his delivery service.

194986 minsFrance
ComedyWorld CinemaClassic

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Jour de Fête | Reviews

Chicago Reader

Chicago Reader

The exquisite charm of this masterpiece has less to do with individual gags (funny though many of them are) than with Tati's portrait of a highly interactive French village after the war - a view of paradise suffused with affection and poetry.

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TV Guide

TV Guide

(The) simple premise provides an abundance of opportunities for Tati to engage in some spectacular jokes.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

The juxtaposition of this slapstick poetry with the precisely detailed pastoral idyll gives this unceasing delight an aching nostalgia to match its frantic energy.

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The Dissolve

The Dissolve

Jour De Fete sees Tati building out the world around François, finding humour in the leisurely pace of country living.

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Jour de Fête | Release Details

Jour de Fête is now playing in 1 cinema in Australia. Jour de Fête is available to stream in Australia now on Apple TV and SBS On Demand.