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The big Day (Jour de Fête)

Jour de Fête

The big Day (Jour de Fête)

cast: Jacques Tati, Guy Decomble, Paul Frankeur, Santa Relli

year: 1949

colour: no

certificate: U

director: Jacques Tati

runtime: 80

Comedy The first film by Tati was a success and won a prize at the Biennale de Venise in 1949. Tati's daughter Sophie Tatischeff and cameraman/technician Francois Ede have spent six years restauring the film to its original colourprint. A postman discovers a documentary about his american colleagues. He than decides to launch himself in a similar "American" round.


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