Jour de fête

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Orain, Fred, film producer.
Tati, Jacques, film director,
Marquet, Henri, screenwriter.
Wheeler, René, 1912-2000, screenwriter.
Decomble, Guy, 1910-1964, actor.
[Irvington, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2014].
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[Irvington, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2014].
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (86 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.


General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1949.
General Note
Special features: New 2K digital restoration; À l'américaine (a 2013 visual essay by Tati expert Stéphane Goudet tracking the evolution of Tati's comedy); Trailer. Two alternate versions of Jour de fête in addition to the original black and white 1958 one: a partly colorized 1964 version and the full-color 1995 rerelease version; Jour de fête: in search of the lost color (1988 episode of the French television program Cinéma cinémas, documentary on the restoration of the film to Tati's original color version); New English subtitle translation.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Jacques Mercanton ; editor, Marcel Moreau ; music, Jean Yatove. 1964 version: director of photography, Jacques Sauvageot, Jacques Mercanton.
Jacques Tati, Gur Decomble, Paul Frankeur, Santi Relli, Maine Vallée.
In this, his 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.
System Details
Blu-ray, region A, fullscreen (1.37:1); monaural; requires Blu-ray player.
System Details
This is a Blu-ray disc which can only be played on Blu-ray disc players and will not play on standard DVD players.
French dialogue with optional English subtitles.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Orain, F., Tati, J., Marquet, H., Wheeler, R., Decomble, G., Frankeur, P., Relli, S., Vallée, M., Mercanton, J., Yatove, J., Sauvageot, J., Deschamps, J., Makeieff, M., & Goudet, S. (2014). Jour de fête (Blu-ray special edition.). The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Fred, Orain et al.. 2014. Jour De Fête. The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Fred, Orain et al.. Jour De Fête The Criterion Collection, 2014.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Orain, Fred,, et al. Jour De Fête Blu-ray special edition., The Criterion Collection, 2014.

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