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Once a year the fair comes for one day to the little town 'Sainte-Severe-sur-Indre'. All inhabitants are scoffing at Francois, the postman, what he seems not to recognize. The rising of the... See full summary »
The movie was originally filmed in Thomson-color, a process that became extinct before prints of the film could be shown and was previously only available in a black and white version that was filmed as a precaution, in case the color process was not perfect. In 1995 the color copy was restored and published by Tati's daughter Sophie Tatischeff, and cinematographer François Ede.
François le facteur:
It's not my fault if your goat gobbles up telegrams.
The bicycle used by Francois gets a mention in the opening credits, along with the featured players: Peugeot model 1911.
In 1961 version, actress Delcassan doesn't appear on the opening credits, but the actor Alexandre Wirtz is added.