The Organizer

1963

Drama / History

127
Rotten Tomatoes Critics - Certified Fresh 88%
Rotten Tomatoes Audience - Upright 88%
IMDb Rating 8 10 2,196

Synopsis


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Cast

Annie Girardot as Alphonsine
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1.16 GB
1280*720
Italian 2.0
NR
23.976 fps
126 min
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2.16 GB
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Italian 2.0
NR
23.976 fps
126 min
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Movie Reviews

Reviewed by john_timo 10 / 10 / 10

A wonderful film--and Marcello as you've never seen him!

This is one of those great foreign films from the 60's. The plot synopsis may make it sound dismal, but on the contrary it is full of heart and humor. These are real people, with all their quirks and stupidities and rich relationships with one another. There is an accurate, full portrayal of the human condition, and an acceptance of what that means, that is rare to non-existent in movies today. If you like films that put you into another world for a couple of hours, you've got to see this. The late 19th century Northern Italy textile factory is amazingly realized. The black & white cinematography is gorgeous, and the acting is convincing all around. Mastroianni is a personal favorite, and this is a terrific role for him: very unlike his usual suave, modern, urban characters. This film is a masterpiece. It's a shame it is not out on DVD.

Reviewed by ellen-35 10 / 10 / 10

The best film Marcello Mastroianni ever made

I saw this in theatrical release 40 years ago, and have been longing to see it again. It has long been on my top 10, no, my top "1" list. In my opinion it is Mastroianni's best film, and the most memorable labor film I can recall seeing. MAK-4's comment that this is the movie "Matewan", "Molly Maguires" and "Germinal" tried to be, really nailed it. However, although my 40-year-old impressions are indelible, they are no longer detailed. What a tragedy that "Divorce Italian Style" is available on DVD, and "The Organizer" is not available at all.

Reviewed by merrywood 10 / 10 / 10

Absorbing, one of Mastroianni's best performances.

I Compagni is memorable. When we consider why films move us, affect our lives, indeed, create us to some extent, we think of films such as this. This is not just an artistic triumph for all its filmmakers, but also a moving document of humanity. We take measure of Mastroianni not by his range of performance but by his deep involvement. Like France's Charles Aznavour has his heart in his song, Marcello Mastroianni is fully engaged in his performance. As Professor Sinigaglia in I Compagni, Mastroianni is at his best form. The source of his intensity is not his surface emotion, but the depths of his soul.

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