Il postino
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Not really. Neruda was elected as a Communist senator in 1945, and after making harsh criticisms of the treatment of miners, he was forced to go into hiding, eventually escaping to Mexico. He later went to Europe, India, China, Sri Lanka and the Soviet Union, and did indeed spend some time on the island of Capri. Matilde Urrutia was also a real person, Neruda's mistress at the time the film is set, and later his third wife. The election featured in the film took place on June 7, 1953, and it genuinely was claimed by the Italian right wing that in Communist countries, parents ate their children. But Mario Ruoppolo and the other characters were fictional, as was Neruda's friendship with the postman.

It says Vino e Cucina, Italian for "wine and cooking".

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