Restored & Unseen: Il posto
Ermanno Olmi / IT, 1961 / 93 min.
Ermanno Olmi’s debut film about a young man who lands a job with a big firm is a compelling portrait of existential loneliness. Olmi has a keen eye for the power relations that were still unquestioned in 1961. 35mm restoration from Eye’s collection.
Restored & Unseen
At last, a chance to see that Italian classic that’s been on the list for so long? Or relish that wonderful restoration of Blue Movie, the Netherlands’ most talked-about nude film of the seventies, when the Bijlmer district was still a sexual paradise? Restored & Unseen is a biweekly programme featuring classics and recent restorations, with introductions by experts.