Brindisi' 65

Cecilia Mangini
1967 • Italy • 15’
Portuguese Premiere
Portuguese Premiere

The largest petrochemical factory in Italy at that time was built near Brindisi, a small town of farmers. This “cathedral in the desert”, as Mangini called it, engulfs its workers in a web of exploitation. Low wages and poor working conditions do not discourage those desperate for a job. Few are willing to report the situation.

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