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Adriano Olivetti
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Many of us have used or heard of Olivetti typewriters, calculators, and other office machines. This fictionalized biopic, produced by RAI television, tells the story of the man behind the brand. Adriano Olivetti's innovative ideas regarding manufacturing, politics, and society were also very controversial, so much so that the Americans sent a spy to report on what he was up to.

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Adriano Olivetti - La forza di un sogno Ep.2 - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Adriano realizes that the only thing to do is to go and talk to Grazia's father, hoping to persuade him of his serious intentions.

Adriano Olivetti - La forza di un sogno Ep.2 - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Adriano goes back to the factory and is welcomed by the workers. Teresa and Libero get an unexpected and unpleasant visit.

Adriano Olivetti - La forza di un sogno Ep.2 - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Adriano writes a letter to Grazia. Agent Bates gets an unexpected gift from Adriano and she puts it to good use immediately.

Adriano Olivetti - La forza di un sogno Ep.2 - Part 4

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Agent Bates reports on Olivetti's communities, Mauro tries to talk to Adriano about his position, and Adriano's son comes back from Harvard. Libero and Teresa meet by chance in the factory and have a tense conversation.

Adriano Olivetti - La forza di un sogno Ep.2 - Part 5

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Adriano and Paola talk about relationships, and Adriano broaches the subject of annulling their marriage. Libero brings Adriano an invitation to his wedding in Novara. Adriano gets a letter he has been waiting for.

Adriano Olivetti - La forza di un sogno Ep.2 - Part 6

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Adriano and Grazia meet happily, but only for a few minutes. At the factory, Adriano introduces the new general director to Mauro and Alessio. This is unexpected, disconcerting news for Mauro.

Adriano Olivetti - La forza di un sogno Ep.2 - Part 7

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Teresa is distraught over Libero's marriage and is having a hard time working. Adriano tries to console her and shares his problems with her. Later on she gets a shock.

Adriano Olivetti - La forza di un sogno Ep.2 - Part 8

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Adriano asks Karen Bates to travel to Italy's southern regions to scout out a location for an Olivetti factory. Mauro, after being passed over for a job, decides to go and work for Dalmasso.

Adriano Olivetti - La forza di un sogno Ep.2 - Part 9

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

We learn why Dalmasso asked Mauro to stay on at the Olivetti firm. Adriano pays a visit to Mauro's house to find out if his suspicions are correct.

Adriano Olivetti - La forza di un sogno Ep.2 - Part 10

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

After his encounter with Mauro, Adriano faints on the sidewalk. Grazia reads about his fainting in the newspaper and visits Adriano in the hospital.

Adriano Olivetti - La forza di un sogno Ep.2 - Part 11

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Adriano's illness and hospital stay bring about a pivotal moment for relations between Grazia and her father, and not only them.

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