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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.
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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.
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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


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

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death

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