FILM : Jour de Fête
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Jour de Fête 1949 Guy Decomble, Jacques Tati, Paul Frankeur, Santa Relli Cher, Indre (France)
Director : Jacques Tati   Production Company : Cady Films, Panoramic Films  Region : FRANCE

Once a year, for one day only, the fair comes to a small French town.

Screen captures uploaded by Phil Wilkinson

The film was originally shot in both black and white and an early, untried colour process but it wasn't until 1995 that the colour version was released.

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Jour de Fête - A travelling fair heads for the fictional town of Follainville.
Jour de Fête

joufe001. A travelling fair heads for the fictional town of Follainville.

Jour de Fête - A small boy sees the fair and runs to follow. Rien Kleinjan advises that this shot is taken from near the houses on the hill on Les Terriers de Saint-Espr, Sainte-Sévère-sur-Indre 36160 in Centre-Val de Loire.
Jour de Fête

joufe002. A small boy sees the fair and runs to follow. Rien Kleinjan advises that this shot is taken from near the houses on the hill on Les Terriers de Saint-Espr, Sainte-Sévère-sur-Indre 36160 in Centre-Val de Loire.

Jour de Fête - The youngster skips along behind the trailer filled with carousel horses.
Jour de Fête

joufe003. The youngster skips along behind the trailer filled with carousel horses.

Jour de Fête - Geese walk ahead of the slow moving tractor as it enters town.
Jour de Fête

joufe004. Geese walk ahead of the slow moving tractor as it enters town.

Jour de Fête - The tractor draws up in the town square and Roger, the proprietor of the fair, goes to find the Mayor. This is Sainte-Sévère-sur-Indre, France.
Jour de Fête

joufe005. The tractor draws up in the town square and Roger, the proprietor of the fair, goes to find the Mayor. This is Sainte-Sévère-sur-Indre, France.

Jour de Fête - At the cafe, Roger (Guy Decomble) sits down as Bondu (Jacques Beauvais) points out the newly varnished seats to Monsieur le Maire.
Jour de Fête

joufe006. At the cafe, Roger (Guy Decomble) sits down as Bondu (Jacques Beauvais) points out the newly varnished seats to Monsieur le Maire.

Jour de Fête - Marie, Bondu's wife, shows off her new dress. Many of the actors appearing in this film were residents of Sainte-Sévère.
Jour de Fête

joufe007. Marie, Bondu's wife, shows off her new dress. Many of the actors appearing in this film were residents of Sainte-Sévère.

Jour de Fête - The Hairdresser (Roger Rafal) and another Shopkeeper come out into the square as an Old Woman (Delcassan) watches.
Jour de Fête

joufe008. The Hairdresser (Roger Rafal) and another Shopkeeper come out into the square as an Old Woman (Delcassan) watches.

Jour de Fête - The evening's cinema performance is announced.
Jour de Fête

joufe009. The evening's cinema performance is announced.

Jour de Fête - Roger approaches Jeannette (Maine Vallée) as she reads a poster advertising the fair's cinema.
Jour de Fête

joufe010. Roger approaches Jeannette (Maine Vallée) as she reads a poster advertising the fair's cinema.

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