Organizer, The (1964), Monicelli Comedy Starring Mastroianni

In this Italian movie, set in the late nineteenth century and directed by the celebrated Monicelli, the great Marcello Mastroianni plays a schoolteacher who helps organize a strike by textile workers.

Oscar Nominations: 1

Story and  Screenplay (Original): Age, Scarpelli, and Monicelli

Oscar Awards: None

Oscar Context:

The winners of the Best Story and Screenplay Oscar were S. H. Barnett, Peter Stone, and Frank Tarloff for “Father Goose,” starring Cary Grant.