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Films By Ermanno Olmi

DURING THE SUMMER (Ermanno Olmi, 1970)
As in all his films, Olmi's interest is in ordinary people, and he observes them with equal sympathy and understanding. ... In During the Summer, the central character is a professor (we are not told… Read more

IL POSTO (Ermanno Olmi, 1961)
Made by a young Italian director with a cast of non-professional actors, Il Posto concentrates on revealing its characters during a significant period of their lives. The story is very simple. Aged s… Read more

IL POSTO (Ermanno Olmi, 1961)
Made by a young Italian director with a cast of non-professional actors. // Posto concentrates on revealing its characters during a significant period of their lives. The story is very simple. Aged s… Read more

THE CIRCUMSTANCE (Ermanno Olmi, 1974)
Ermanno Olmi wrote, edited and directed this film about the problems of an upper middle class family. The husband, who is middie-aged. appears likely to lose his job as the company he works for strea… Read more

THE ENGAGEMENT (Ermanno Olmi, 1963)
The film opens with solemn couples ambling into a shabby suburban dance-hall near Milan. A blind pianist and an accordionist arrive, tune up, and the evening begins. Giovanni, a recently qualified we… Read more

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