Salon Italia - In Italian with English subtitles
Introduction and post screening discussion with Nick Walker
Director Elio Petri
Cast: Gian Maria Volonte’, Mariangela Melato, Gino Pernice
Music: Ennio Morricone | Colour, 1971, 125 min
A conscientious factory worker gets his finger cut off by a machine. Although the physical handicap is not serious, the accident causes him to become more involved in political and revolutionary groups.
His employer fires him for his political activities and the trade union manages to get him back his old job.
Winner of the Palme d’Or at Cannes Film Festival, 1972