The story of exploited textile factory workers in Turin, Italy at the turn of the century and their beginnings of their fight for better working conditions. Professor Sinigaglia (Marcello Mastroianni) is sent by (presumably) the Socialists to help them organize their strike and give form to their struggle.
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You're not one of us. You'll vanish one day just as suddenly as you appeared.
You're right. I'm not one of you. I have no home, no family, no friends. No one 's interested in me, except the police.
Then why are you doing this?
Why? Because I'm full of foolish ideas.