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4.3
918 Ratings

Il posto

Directed by Ermanno Olmi
Italy, 1961
Drama

Synopsis

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.

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Il posto Directed by Ermanno Olmi

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1961 | 4 wins including: Award of the City of Imola

BFI London Film Festival

1961 | Winner: Sutherland Trophy

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1963 | 2nd place: Best Foreign Language Film

Critics reviews

The New Year’s Eve party is a beautiful vision of forced merriness awkwardly giving way to communal euphoria (Forman’s The Firemen’s Ball is a full study).
February 20, 2010
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