#87. Il Postino (1994)


– Directors: Michael Radford, Massimo Troisi

– Stacker score: 86.3

– Metascore: 81

– IMDb user rating: 7.7

– Runtime: 108 minutes

While exiled to a small island, famous Chilean poet Pablo Neruda befriends a postman, Mario. Mario learns to love poetry and enlists Neruda’s help when he falls in love with a local woman, Beatrice. Massimo Troisi, who co-directed the film and played the postman Mario, postponed heart surgery to finish the film, and just 12 hours after filming ended he had a fatal heart attack.