“Il Postino” at Davidsfonds Landegem

Dines / Neville –If you missed this classic. Movies aren’t just shown at CC Leietheater in Deinze. You can also see a classic movie in De Klaproos’ room in Landegem on the evening of Friday, February 21. After all, Davidsfonds’ domestic movie features Michael Radford’s Il Postino, an Italian movie from 1994.

Massimo Truesi and Philip Noiret lead the main roles in “Il Postino”. The film is based on “The Postman from Neruda” by A.A. Scarmita. The film won an Oscar for Best Music and a BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

When the Chilean poet Pablo Neruda goes into exile on an Italian island, the islanders react enthusiastically and salute him as a folk hero. The local post office could no longer handle Neruda’s piles of letters, and Mario was tasked with delivering the letters. Neruda helps Mario in his efforts to win Beatrice’s heart. Women can be seduced with poetry … A nostalgic movie full of warm memories of an Italy that no longer exists.

Since Jacques Tate’s Jour de fête, the postman on the bike has been a rewarding subject of the film. Mail delivery is a good excuse to visit various personalities. In “Il postino”, the main character Mario has only one agent, but this is also a special agent: Pablo Neruda. About the friendship between the postman poet and the famous poet.

After the movie, a drink is served and you can have a nice chat.


When: Friday February 21, 2020 at 8:00 pm.

Where: Klaproos, Stationstrrat 20, Landegem

Entrance fee: 8 €, Davidsfonds members: 6 €.

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