Ermanno Olmi beat Office Space by about 40 years with Il Posto (literally: The Job), an indictment of the corporate world created when a desk job was still a newfangled idea.

Here, Domenico (Sandro Panseri) treks from his Italian village to Milan in order to test for a job at a nameless company. He'll start out at the bottom, but he'll be guaranteed a job for life if he makes it. Domenico's test -- a simple math problem -- results in a callback for a round of odd interviews and physical testing, but along the way he becomes more interested in a fellow applicant named Antoinetta (Loredana Detto) than the job.

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