French citizens rank mail carriers among their “favorite figures encountered in daily life,” second only to bakers. During certain hours of the day, people leave their houses unlocked so that Aurore can let herself in and hand-deliver their mail.
“I remember someone telling me that the reason they were talking to me was because they were afraid people would die if they didn’t. That just really hit me in a way that it hadn’t before: People could literally die if we did our jobs wrong.”
It’s funky fonts. It’s the closing sequence for any romantic comedy filmed between 1988-1993. It’s basically all of Pretty Woman. It’s the parents from Rugrats. It’s a very Boomer “Don’t stop thinking about tomorrow” circa 1992 vibe.