The Ideal Palace 2018 | The Ideal Palace: The Ideal Palace 2018, The Ideal Palace is a movie directed by Nils Tavernier. At the end of the 19th century, Joseph Ferdinand Cheval, is a simple postman who travels every day along the Drôme, from village to village. Alone, he is upset when he meets the woman of his life, Philomena. From their union Alice was born. For this child he loves more than anything, Cheval then throws himself into a crazy gamble: to build her with his own hands, an incredible palace.