HISTORICAL / PROD: 1956 / R.TIME: 96 ' / colour
Micheline Presle - Gino Cervi - Mireille Granelli
Italian, French, German
Francesco is hated by his the members of his family for the cruelty he constantly exercises on them. His son Giacomo, in love with his step-mother, organizes a trap to kill his father. After Francesco's death, just before the family leaves the castle, a police investigator arrives suspecting a member of the family. Tortured, the daughter Beatrice confesses an uncommitted crime, and - before her innocence can he proven - she is put to death. The same destiny awaits the two incestuous lovers.