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Number: 140

poster Il Postino

IMDb Rating:
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7.7/10 (30608 votes)

Country: Italy, 108 minutes

Spoken Languages: Spanish, Italian

Genre(s): Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director(s): Michael Radford, Massimo Troisi

Pablo Neruda, the famous Chilean poet, is exiled to a small island for political reasons. On the island, the unemployed son of a poor fisherman is hired as an extra postman due to the huge increase in mail that this causes. Il Postino is to hand-deliver the celebrity's mail to him. Though poorly educated, the postman learns to love poetry and eventually befriends Neruda. Struggling to grow and express himself more fully, he suddenly falls in love and needs Neruda's help and guidance more than ever.


photo Philippe Noiret Philippe Noiret Pablo Neruda
photo Massimo Troisi Massimo Troisi Mario Ruoppolo
photo Maria Grazia Cucinotta Maria Grazia Cucinotta
photo Renato Scarpa Renato Scarpa
photo Linda Moretti Linda Moretti Donna Rosa

Medium: Unknown,

Location: 01

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 1.66:1