The Organizer (1963)

Director
Mario Monicelli

Main cast
Marcello Mastroianni; Renato Salvatori; Gabriella Giorgelli; Folco Lulli; Bernard Blier

Genres
Crime, Drama

Description
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.


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