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The Big Day (Jour de Fete)

Director: Jacques Tati

Genre: Comedy

Year: 1949

Running time: 70 minutes

Territory: UK

Studio: StudioCanal

Format: DCP

Cast: Jacques Tati, Guy Decombie, Paul Frankeur

Language options: Dialogue - FR | Subtitle - EN

Jacques Tati's award-winning feature début - a dazzling blend of satire and slapstick is early evidence of his unique talent. Acclaimed by international critics as an innovative comic masterpiece, Jour de fête is an hilarious exposé of the modern obsession with speed and efficiency, set amidst the rural surroundings of a tiny French village.


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