The Job, aka The Sound of the Trumpets


Dir. Ermanno Olmi (1961).
This wryly serious comedy was made during the great economic boom of the early 1960s, when Italy was rapidly evolving from a rural to an industrial society. It’s the account of a young man’s entry into the work force in an alienating job, shot in impeccable black and white.

Sun., Nov. 22, 8:30 p.m., 2009