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Film

Wednesday, February 13th, 19:30

Il Postino (S/T)

CAFE POLYGLOT presents IL POSTINO (1994)

(Dir. Michael Radford, cert U, subtitled, 108 mins)

Winner of two BAFTAs and one Academy Award, most notably for its brilliantly composed soundtrack, Il Postino is an Italian film directed by Michael Radford. When real life Chilean poet, Pablo Neruda, is exiled to a small island in Italy he becomes acquainted with a simple Italian postman who is tasked with delivering his masses of mail. Through his newfound friendship with the poet, the postman learns to love poetry and when he falls in love with the local beauty, he needs all the help Pablo can give him.