The Postman is a 1997 American epic post-apocalyptic adventure film. It is directed by, produced by, and stars Kevin Costner, with the screenplay written by Eric Roth and Brian Helgeland, based on David Brin's 1985 book of the same name.
Plot[edit | edit source]
It is set in a post-apocalyptic and neo-Western version of the United States in the then near-future year of 2013, fifteen years after an unspecified apocalyptic event that left a huge impact on human civilization and erased most technology. Like the book, the film follows the story of a nomadic drifter (Costner) who stumbles across the uniform of an old United States Postal Service mail carrier, and unwittingly inspires hope through an empty promise of a "Restored United States of America."
Cast[edit | edit source]
- Kevin Costner - The Postman
- Will Patton - General Bethlehem
- Larenz Tate - John Stevens/Ford Lincoln Mercury
- Olivia Williams - Abby
- James Russo - Captain Idaho
- Tom Petty - The Mayor of Bridge City
Videos[edit | edit source]
<gallery> The Postman - Original Theatrical Trailer