Il posto /

"When young Domenico ventures from the small village of Meda to Milan in search of employment, he finds himself on the bottom rung of the bureaucratic ladder in a huge, faceless company. The prospects are daunting, but Domenico finds reason for hope in the fetching Antonietta. A tender coming-o...

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Varying form of title:Title on container: Ermanno Olmi's Il Posto.
Other Authors / Creators:Olmi, Ermanno, 1931-2018.
Soffientini, Alberto.
Lombardi, Ettore.
Detto, Loredana.
Panseri, Sandro.
Barbieri, Roberto.
Caimi, Lamberto.
Colombo, Carla.
Bassi, Pier Emilio.
Other Corporate Authors / Creators:Titanus (Firm)
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Janus Films.
Format: DVD
Language:Italian
Language notes:Italian dialogue; English subtitles.
Imprint: [Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection ; [United States] : [Distributed by] Janus Films, [2003]
Series:Criterion collection ; 194.
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Summary:"When young Domenico ventures from the small village of Meda to Milan in search of employment, he finds himself on the bottom rung of the bureaucratic ladder in a huge, faceless company. The prospects are daunting, but Domenico finds reason for hope in the fetching Antonietta. A tender coming-of-age story and a sharp observation of dehumanizing corporate enterprise, Ermanno Olmi's Il Posto is a touching and hilarious tale of one young man's stumbling entrance into the perils of modern adulthood"--Container.
A young worker from a small village is overcome when he gets a job on the bottom rung of the bureaucratic ladder in a huge, faceless company. But he finds a reason for hope when he meets his co-worker, the beautiful Antonietta.
When young Domenico (Sandro Panseri) ventures from the small village of Meda to Milan in search of employment, he finds himself on the bottom rung of the bureaucratic ladder in a huge, faceless company. The prospects are daunting, but Domenico finds reason for hope in the fetching Antonietta (Loredana Detto). A tender coming-of-age story and a sharp observation of dehumanizing corporate enterprise, Ermanno Olmi's Il Posto is a touching and hilarious tale of one young man's stumbling entrance into the perils of modern adulthood. This edition features the following supplements: rare deleted scene ; Reflecting Reality, a new interview with filmmaker Ermanno Olmi and film critic/historian (and occasional Olmi collaborator) Tullio Kezich ; La Cotta (The Crush), Olmi's 1967 short about a young boy's first love ; theatrical trailer.
Item Description:Originally released as a motion picture in 1961.
Special features: new high-definition digital transfer; rare deleted scene; Reflecting reality, a new interview with director Ermanno Olmi and film critic/historian (and occasional Olmi collaborator) Tullio Kezich; La cotta (The crush), Olmi's 1967 short feature about a teenage boy's first love; restoration demonstration; original theatrical trailer; new essay by critic Kent Jones; new and improved English subtitle translation; optimal image quality: RSDL dual-layer edition.
Physical Description:1 videodisc (93 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details:DVD, region 1, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Credits:Cinematography, Roberto Barbieri, Lamberto Caimi ; editor, Carla Colombo ; music, Pier Emilio Bassi ; production designer, Ettore Lombardi.
Cast:Loredana Detto, Sandro Panseri.
ISBN:0780026888