IL VEDOVO

 

LE VEUF | DER WITWER
Directed by Dino Risi
Starring : Alberto Sordi, Franca Valeri, Livio Lorenzon

 

1959 | 87’ | B&W | OV Italian | Comedy | DCP
Film restored in 2005
Subtitles : French
Rights : Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, Luxembourg, Holland

 

Alberto, mediocre businessman and heavy spender, is married to the beautiful and rich Elvira. Hounded by debts, his bank only agrees to loan him money if his wife agrees to guarantee the loan. Elvira, tired of his debts, refuses. Alberto decides to do away with her once and for all.

 

“Right from the start Sordi is grandiose, theatrical, ludicrous – in short, a genius.” – Pierre Murat, Télérama, 2009

 

(Trailer)

Category

Comedy