Il Postino

Feature Film | IT, FR, BEL 1994 | 116'

  • Sunday, 02. June 1996 19:15 hrs

A small island in the South of Italy in the 1950s. The life of the fisherman Mario changes dramatically when the famous Chilean writer Pablo Neruda settles on his little island. Living in exile, Neruda needs a postman to deliver the huge quantities of mail. Mario takes the job since he hates fishing anyway. The two become friend and Neruda helps the shy and clumsy Mario to win the heart of beautiful Beatrice by showing him the beauty and power of poetry. In the presence of Michael Radford. In the presence of Michael Radford.

Director
Michael Radford
Script
Anna Pavignano, Michael Radford, Giacomo Scarpelli, Massimo Troisi
Based on the story by
Antonio Skarmeta
Photography
Franco di Giacomo
Editor
Roberto Perpignani
Sound
Massimo Loffredi
Music
Luis Enrique Bacalov
Production Design
Lorenzo Baraldi
Principal Cast
Massimo Troisi, Philippe Noiret, Maria Grazia Cucinotta, Linda Moretti, Renato Scarpa, Anna Bonaluto, Mariano Rigillo
Producers
Mario Cecchi Gori, Vittorio Cecchi Gori, Gaetano Daniele
Executive Producer
Albert Passone
Production
Miramax

Domestic Sales

Buena Vista International GmbH