A seriocomic romance built around the friendship of a poor, uneducated man and a famous poet. The second film adaptation of Antonio Skarmeta's novel, "Ardiente Paciencia." Haven't seen it. IMDB rating 7.8, MPAA PG. (a.k.a. "Il Postino: The Postman" & "The Postman").
CAST NOTE: Massimo Troisi postponed heart surgery to star in this film. He died of a massive heart attack the day after shooting was completed.
TRIVIA: "Il Postino ran theatrically in NYC for almost two years. It was still in theaters after the video was released and after it appeared on television.