• Publication date: October 26, 2013

The Postman

A man who begins a lie, somehow inspires a dream, in this post-apocalyptic adaptation of David Brin’s novel ‘The Postman’ of a reluctant hero that rescues a nation. In 2013, a war has left America divided into small, scattered colonies, with a fascist totalitarian Bethlehem and his gang of Holnists murdering and stealing to their hearts content…

  • Publication date: October 26, 2013

The Postman

Program data

Duration: 180

Production Year: 1997

MBC Max:

October 26, 2013 20:00 (KSA) ~ October 26, 2013 19:00 (CLT)

A man who begins a lie, somehow inspires a dream, in this post-apocalyptic adaptation of David Brin’s novel ‘The Postman’ of a reluctant hero that rescues a nation. In 2013, a war has left America divided into small, scattered colonies, with a fascist totalitarian Bethlehem and his gang of Holnists murdering and stealing to their hearts content.

They capture the vagabond named as Shakespeare on account of his travelling reciting Shakespeare for food and shelter, and force him to work in Bethlehem’s labor camps. He escapes and stumbles across a mail jeep with 15 year-old undelivered mail, and decides to travel the country , calling himself ‘The Postman’ and delivering the mail as he talks of a restored US central government, and somehow inspires the divided to come together and be the dream…


  • Kevin Costner as The Postman
  • Will Patton as Bethlehem
  • Larenz Tate as Ford
  • Olivia Williams as Abby
  • James Russo as Idaho
  • Daniel von Bargen as Sgeriff Briscoe

Directed by:  Kevin Costner

Rating:  R for violence and some sexuality.