Il Postino DVD
Composer Daniel Catán's colorful and romantic opera, based on the acclaimed 1994 movie of the same name, received its world premiere in this Los Angeles Opera staging. Placido Domingo stars as Chilean poet Pablo Neruda, living in exile in a 1950s Italian fishing village, who helps the lovelorn title postman (Charles Castronovo) win the heart of a beautiful waitress (Beatrice Russo). 172 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: Spanish; Subtitles: English. In Spanish with English subtitles.