The classic Italian movies “The Postman” was screened by the People’s Voice on 18th March, 2012 at Desh Bhagat Yadgar Hall, Jalandhar. Postino is a 1994 Italian film directed by Michael Radford. The film was originally released in the U.S. as The Postman, a straight translation of the Italian title.The film tells a fictional story in which the real life Chilean poet Pablo Neruda forms a relationship with a simple postman who learns to love poetry. It stars Philippe Noiret, Massimo Troisi, and Maria Grazia Cucinotta. The screenplay was adapted by Anna Pavignano, Michael Radford, Furio Scarpelli, Giacomo Scarpelli, and Massimo Troisi from the novel Ardiente paciencia by Antonio Skármeta. Skármeta himself had previously adapted his novel for the screen in 1985 as Ardiente paciencia. While introducing the film, Kulwinder informed the viewer the backdrop of the situation of Chile that led to the immergation of poet Pablo Neruda to Italy.
The show was attended by people involved in creation especially from theatre, art and lititure,amung them, noted filmaker Bakshinder, poet Harvinder Bhandal, Surjit Judge, and noted writer and publisher Des Raj Kali were promionent.
“The Postman” screened at Jalandhar on 18th March, 2012