movietime - classicCLASSIC / PROD: 1960 / R.TIME: 105 ' / black-white


Mauro Bolognini


M. Mastroianni - C. Cardinale - P. Brasseur


Italian, English, Spanish, German


Antonio, handsome and famous for his sex-appeal, after several years spent in Rome returns to his hometown Catania to get married. His father has found him a wife who, after a year of marriage, divorces due to her husband's.... sexual impotence!! Antonio's family is "dishonored" and his father tries to help out by frequently attending a brothel... After his death a new expedient is found: the house maid is pregnant and Antonio is said to be the father! A typical story of mediterranean virility and hypocrisy....