I want to do with you what spring does with the cherry trees.
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(bio, pics, recordings
) was a Chilean poet and Nobel Prize winner
. His work comprises 48 books* (excluding posthumous publications), the most famous of which remain Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair
) and Canto General
.In this remake of the 1983 Ardiente Paciencia by Antonio Skarmeta, the time and place have been changed to Italy in the 1950s, but the relationship between the Chilean Nobel Prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda and Mario (Massimo Troisi), the postman who delivers his copious mail, is still the focus of attention.
*There is a full Spanish bibliography by the Neruda Foundation in the second link. In the extended version, skip to page 92 for English translations.