In the movie, Olmo is depicted as coming back from World War One, while Alfredo, even though conscripted, manages to stay at home thanks to his father's connections. In reality, people born in 1901 (like Olmo and Alfredo) were never conscripted to fight in the war, as they were only 17 when it ended in November 1918. The last ones to be conscripted in Italy where those born in 1899. See more
[after a big hailstorm
What's happened? Lost your tongue, have you? Go head, tell them! How much grain have we lost? Tell them!
So, it's simple-you'll have to be satisfied with half pay. Take it or leave it.
When we harvest double we don't get double pay.
If I were to be honest, if I were to look after my interests alone, I should ditch you, fire the lot of you! Especially all you day laborers. And if you here weren't such an ignorant bunch, you would thank me! Because the one making the ...