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Foreign Film Night: “Il Postino: The Postman”
April 26, 2017 @ 11:15 am - 1:00 pm UTC-6Free
When exiled Cuban poet Pablo NerudaMonthly Foreign Film Night at Basalt Regional Library. Showing in April is the Italian film “Il Postino”. When exiled Cuban poet Pablo Neruda arrives on a tiny Italian isle, there’s so much new mail that Mario an unemployed, uneducated layabout, is hired as a postman. His job is simply to deliver Neruda’s daily mail. Mario soon becomes a student of the poet, learning the art of poetry to woo a local barmaid and tell about the struggles of the working-class villagers. A firm friendship develops, and the postman turns into a changed man.