Cover image for Jour de fête
Title:
Jour de fête
Author:
Tati, Jacques, film director, actor.
Publication Information:
[Place of publication not identified] : [Publisher not identified], [2014]

[United States] : The Criterion Collection
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (86 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
In this enchanting debut feature, Jacques Tati stars as a fussbudget of a postman who is thrown for a loop when a traveling fair comes to his village.
General Note:
Title from container.

Originally released as a motion picture in 1949.

Special features: Two alternate versions of the film: director Jacques Tati's 1964 reedit, featuring hand-colored objects and newly incorporated footage, and the full-color 1995 rerelease, completed from Tati's original color negatives; !A l'américaine, a 2013 visual essay by Tati expert Stéphane Goudet tracking the evolution of Tati's comedy; "Jour de fête": in search of the lost color, a 1988 documentary on the restoration of the film to Tati's original color vision; trailer.
Language:
French
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UPC:
715515128315
Format :
Blu-Ray

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Though he made only a handful of films, director, writer, and actor Jacques Tati ranks among the most beloved of all cinematic geniuses. With a background in music hall and mime performance, Tati steadily built an ever more ambitious movie career that ultimately raised sight-gag comedy to the level of high art. . This set gathers his six hilarious features; Jour de fete, Monsieur Hulot's Holiday, Mon oncle, PlayTime, Trafic, and Parade, along with seven delightful Tati-related short films.