From the book:

The Postman BY Brin, David

Movie Title: The Postman

Wikipedia Entry

Movie Year: 1997

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The movie was good, but can't hold a candle to the book. Plot is pretty much the same.. rebuilding a nation, one letter at a time.. how civilization can be pinned on the smallest of considerations (like being able to send a letter to someone you know). I enjoyed it.

Summary from IMDB

In the year 2013 civilization has all but destroyed itself. After a war that decimated the government and most of the population of the United States (possibly the world) people struggle to survive against starvation and rogue groups of armed men. One such group is called the Holnists. This group is bigger than any other and their leader, General Bethlehem, has delusions of ruling the country. A drifter is captured by the group and forced to join. He escapes at the first chance and happens on a mail jeep with a skeleton in it. The skeleton is wearing a postal uniform and the drifter takes it to keep him warm. He also finds a mailbag and starts conning people with old letters. The hope he sees in the people he delivers to changes his plans and he decides that he must help bring the Holnists down.
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