The Postman


2h 57m 1997

Brief Synopsis

Set some 20 years in the future after the devastating Second Civil War, the story revolves around a drifter who unwittingly becomes a national hero. On the run from an evil and oppressive sect known as the Holns, the drifter retreats to the woods of the Northwestern U.S. and assumes the identity of a postal employee when he inadvertantly stumbles upon a wrecked postal vehicle. Although the United States government has long been disbanded, The Postman begins to deliver the mail - providing a sense of hope to the frightened locals who have for too long lived under the Holn's oppressive ways.

Film Details

Also Known As
Le facteur, Mensajero del futuro, Postman, Postman - Budbäraren
MPAA Rating
Genre
Drama
Action
Adventure
Thriller
Adaptation
Sci-Fi
Release Date
1997
Distribution Company
WARNER BROS. PICTURES DISTRIBUTION (WBPD)
Location
Bend, Oregon, USA; Tucson, Arizona, USA; Metaline Falls, Washington, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 57m

Synopsis

Set some 20 years in the future after the devastating Second Civil War, the story revolves around a drifter who unwittingly becomes a national hero. On the run from an evil and oppressive sect known as the Holns, the drifter retreats to the woods of the Northwestern U.S. and assumes the identity of a postal employee when he inadvertantly stumbles upon a wrecked postal vehicle. Although the United States government has long been disbanded, The Postman begins to deliver the mail - providing a sense of hope to the frightened locals who have for too long lived under the Holn's oppressive ways.

Crew

Charles Albertine

Song

Michael Anderson

Assistant Director

Tricia Henry Ashford

Visual Effects Supervisor

Jeff Atmajian

Original Music

Jeffrey Barr

Song

Robert Bateman

Song

Bob Beher

Foley Editor

Steph Benseman

Location Manager

Lester Berman

Production Manager

Thomas Betts

Set Designer

Donna Bloom

Production Manager

John Bloomfield

Costume Designer

Gary Blufer

Audio

Steve Boone

Song

Debbi Bossi

Post-Production Supervisor

Lydia Bottegoni

Visual Effects

Tommy Boyce

Song

Peter Boyle

Editor

David Brin

Source Material (From Novel)

Ellen Bromberg

Other

Lance Brown

Sound Design

Johnny Burke

Song

Sara Burton

Location Manager

David E Campbell

Rerecording

Kevin E Carpenter

Rerecording

John Coinman

Song

John Coinman

Song Performer

Kevin Costner

Song Performer

Kevin Costner

Producer

David Crone

Camera Operator

David Crone

Steadicam Operator

Eugene Crum

Special Effects

Scott Curtis

Foley Editor

William Greg Curtis

Special Effects

Gordon Davidson

Sound Effects Editor

Gordon Davidson

Sound Effects Editor

Zack Davis

Adr Editor

Brad Dechter

Original Music

Georgia Dobbins

Song

Scott Dougherty

Visual Effects

Michael Dressel

Foley

Sheena Duggal

Visual Effects Supervisor

Kevin Duncan

Assistant Director

Gordon Ecker

Sound Effects Editor

Elle Elliott

Hair Stylist

Kris Evans

Makeup Artist

Ken Fisher

Camera Operator

Joe Flood

Song

Joe Francis

Digital Effects Supervisor

Kirk Francis

Sound

Donald L. Frazee

Special Effects

Terry Frazee

Special Effects

William Garrett

Song

Karen Golden

Script Supervisor

Ron Goodman

Other

Freddie Gorman

Song

Amy Grant

Song Performer

Jeffrey J. Haboush

Rerecording

Oscar Hammerstein Ii

Song

Bob Hart

Song

Eric Fox Hays

Assistant Director

Brian Helgeland

Screenplay

Rusty Hendrickson

Animal Wrangler

John Hewitt

Cgi Artist

Derek R. Hill

Art Director

Jim Hill

Music Producer

Hilda Hodges

Foley Artist

Brian Holland

Song

Petra Holtorf

Effects Coordinator

Denise Horta

Adr Editor

Glenn Hoskinson

Sound Effects Editor

James Newton Howard

Music

James Newton Howard

Original Music

Norman Howell

Stunt Coordinator

David R Israel

Location Manager

Artie Kane

Music Conductor

Bernice Kenton

Visual Effects

Samantha Clair Kirkeby

Script Supervisor

Martin A Kline

Art Director

J W Kompare

Editor

Steve Koster

Other

Mary Jo Lang

Foley Mixer

Steve Laporte

Makeup Artist

Todd Lewis

Production Associate

Susan Lomino

Set Designer

Joseph E Lotito

Assistant Director

Jonathan C Lucas

Associate Editor

Chris Lupo

Visual Effects

Maria Manuela Machado

Song

Maria Manuela Machado

Music Coordinator

Dennis Maguire

Assistant Director

William L Manger

Dialogue Editor

Jennifer Mann

Audio

Steve Mann

Sound Effects Editor

Jono Manson

Song Performer

Jono Manson

Song

Mindy Marin

Casting

Jayson Merrill

Assistant Director

Richard Merryman

Camera Operator

Anthony R Milch

Sound Effects Editor

Montez Monroe

Production Supervisor

Chris Moseley

Camera Operator

James J Murakami

Set Designer

Shawn Murphy

Music

Donald E Myers

Special Effects

David J Negron

Storyboard Artist

David J Negron

Visual Effects Supervisor

Steven F. Nelson

Sound Effects Editor

Jay Nierenberg

Sound Effects Editor

David Olson

Music Editor

F X Perez

Makeup Artist

Corinne Pooler

Visual Effects

Troy Porter

Adr Mixer

Ida Random

Production Designer

Ronald R Reiss

Set Designer

Ronald R Reiss

Set Decorator

John T Reitz

Rerecording

Jay Riddle

Visual Effects Supervisor

Scott T Ritenour

Art Director

Dylan Robinson

Cgi Artist

Richard Rodgers

Song

Terry Rodman

Sound Effects Editor

John Roesch

Foley Artist

Stephen Rosenbaum

Visual Effects Supervisor

Eric Roth

Screenplay

Gregg Rudloff

Rerecording

Nick Satriano

Assistant Director

Nick Scarano

Costume Supervisor

Candice Scott

Visual Effects

John B. Sebastian

Song

Kim Secrist

Sound Effects Editor

Steve Shkolnik

Location Manager

Charles K Simmers

Assistant Director

Thomas J Smith

Visual Effects Supervisor

Gerald Solomon

Hair Stylist

Bruce Stambler

Sound Editor

Becky Sullivan

Adr Editor

Shawn Sykora

Foley Editor

Paul Taglianetti

Production Supervisor

Bill Taliaferro

Set Designer

Philipp Timme

Director Of Photography

Philipp Timme

Dp/Cinematographer

Steve Tisch

Producer

Amy Tompkins

Editor

Robert Troy

Dialogue Editor

Lolly Vegas

Song

Kimberly Lowe Voight

Dialogue Editor

Don Warner

Dialogue Editor

Jim Weidman

Music Editor

Bernard Weiser

Dialogue Editor

Laura Wells

Effects Coordinator

Darrell L Wight

Set Designer

Darrell L Wight

Set Decorator

Jim Wilson

Producer

Stephen F. Windon

Dp/Cinematographer

Stephen F. Windon

Director Of Photography

Ralph Allen Winiger

Special Effects

Marshall Winn

Dialogue Editor

Alexander Witt

Unit Director

David L Wolfson

Location Manager

Lisbeth Wynn-owen

Production Supervisor

Richard E Yawn

Dialogue Editor

Film Details

Also Known As
Le facteur, Mensajero del futuro, Postman, Postman - Budbäraren
MPAA Rating
Genre
Drama
Action
Adventure
Thriller
Adaptation
Sci-Fi
Release Date
1997
Distribution Company
WARNER BROS. PICTURES DISTRIBUTION (WBPD)
Location
Bend, Oregon, USA; Tucson, Arizona, USA; Metaline Falls, Washington, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 57m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States on Video June 9, 1998

Released in United States Winter December 25, 1997

Began shooting March 10, 1997.

Completed shooting July 22, 1997.

Released in United States on Video June 9, 1998

Released in United States Winter December 25, 1997