Cannes Classics - Restored Prints
Directed by: Marin KARMITZ
Year of production: 1972
Length: 90 minutes
In a small textile factory, like many others, women produce clothing and weaving in a workshop despite the heat, forced pace, and enduring tiredness, until one day they cannot bear the oppression anymore: they sabotage the machines and stop work. Their boss reacts quickly and harshly and agitators are fired. In order to obtain the reinstatement of two former co-workers the women will unite together, and from union speech to the final sequestration, they will manage a terrible fight.
Marin KARMITZ – Regizor