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IL POSTO, sometimes known as "The Job" or "The Sound of Trumpets" in the U.S.A., is a movie written and directed by Ermanno Olmi in 1961. The picture won the Italian Film Critics Award at the 1961 Venice Film Festival.

In order to pass an interview for his first job, Domenico has to travel to Milan, Italy. With a dozen other candidates, he must pass medical, psychological and technical tests. He's finally hired as a clerk in this huge company that is surfing on the miraculous italian economical wave of the beginning of the sixties. As he has to wait for a work place, Domenico passes a lot of time observing his colleagues and falls in love with Antonietta, a young girl who's just been hired like him.
The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler








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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1960's-1970's Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Kind of romance:    -   workplace romance Job/Profession/Poverty Story?    -   Yes Job:    -   clerk Ethnic/Regional/Gender story?    -   Yes Ethnic/region/relig    -   Italian Woman/class/friends story?    -   story of lower class

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Italian

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Italy Misc setting    -   moving train

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death

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