Great Performances

Il Postino from LA Opera

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Based on the Academy Award-winning 1994 Italian film andthe 1985 novel Ardiente Paciencia by Antonio Skarmeta, Il Postino tells the story of a young postman who discovers the courage to pursue his dreams through his daily deliveries the poet Pablo Neruda, played by Placido Domingo. Daniel Catan's Il Postino from LA Opera airs Friday, November 25 at 9 p.m. ET, as part of the PBS Arts Fall Festival.

Aired: 11/24/11

Rating: TV-PG

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Major series funding for GREAT PERFORMANCES is provided by The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation, the Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Arts Fund, the LuEsther T. Mertz Charitable Trust, Jody …

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