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IL POSTINO + Q&A with Director Michael Radford
August 30 @ 19:30 - 22:00
Cult Films presents: IL POSTINO + Q&A with Director Michael Radford at the Regent Street Cinema (30 AUG 19:30):
Mario, a postman from a quiet Italian village, is tasked with delivering the post to the famous poet Pablo Neruda, who is living nearby, in exile from his native Chile. Keen to use this contact to impress girls, Mario tries to worm his way into Neruda’s life. Eventually the poet begins to warm to him.
The artistic testament of Italian actor and director Massimo Troisi, based on the novel by Antonio Skarmeta, IL POSTINO won the Academy Award for Best Original Score – Drama and was nominated for Best Movie, Director, Actor and Adapted Screenplay.
The screening will be followed by a conversation with Director Michael Radford and journalist Roger Clarke.
This screening is to promote the new restored edition which will be available from 15 OCT in DVD and Blu-ray by Cult Films.