The Organizer

(1963)

Overview

Professor Sinigaglia (Marcello Mastroianni) is the title character in this darkly comedic Italian drama about mistreated factory workers in the city of Turin. Toiling away in appalling conditions in a textile mill, these employees have no one to stand up for them until Sinigaglia puts his academic career on the line by helping them to start a strike. Although the teacher comes under scrutiny by unsympathetic authorities, he maintains his dedication to the workers' cause.

  1. Mario Monicelli

    Director, Story

  2. Furio Scarpelli

    Story

  3. Agenore Incrocci

    Story

Facts

Original Title I compagni

Status Released

Release Information

  • October 23, 1963
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language Italian

Runtime 2h 10m

Budget -

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