Dziga Vertov Group b. 1929
Lotte in Italia (Struggle in Italy) (1969)
Poses the question of what constitutes revolutionary struggle, focusing on the day-to-day life of a woman militant. Paola is an Italian student of bourgeois extraction, but engaged in progressive ideas and action. The film shows, in the form of an essay on dialectical materialism, the struggle between idealism and Marxism in the mind and deeds of Paola.