THE WORKING CLASS GOES TO HEAVEN
Director: Elio Petri Run Time: 113 min. Release Year: 1971 Language: Italian
Starring: Gian Maria Volonté, Gino Pernice, Luigi Diberti, Mariangela Melato, Salvo Randone
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.
“As relevant today as it was when it first came out. Here is a haunting film about the mistreatment of the middle class and the carelessness of capitalist bosses.” Lynch/Fellini, mubi