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Voting against the Mafia in what he thinks is a secret ballot costs Sicilian laborer Mimi (Academy Award (c) Nominee Giancarlo Giannini, Seven Beauties, Man on Fire, Quantum of Solace ) his livelihood in Lina Wertmuller's (Swept Away) dark comedy. He leaves his wife, flees to Turin and romances a Communist organizer (Mariangela Melato, Swept Away, Flash Gordon) -- but he just can't shake the Mafia. When they lure Mimi back to Sicily with a better job, he must keep his lover -- and love child -- under wraps. That's when his wife announces she's pregnant.
I am profoundly shocked that this movie has had the attention of only 9 reviews......
Perhaps it isn't the "masterpiece" that "Swept Away" and other titles that escape me... Read more
bought this for my boss last year. he had been looking for it for a long time. he was shocked that i had found it and was happy the movie worked so well.Published on November 27, 2012 by Barbara A. Higgins
The theme of this story is the prideful narcissism that leads a self-serving, dissatisfied laborer to create overwhelming obligations he cannot control in the context of social... Read morePublished on May 5, 2007 by J. Brackett