MIMI METALLURGICO, FERITO NELL’ ONORE

 

THE SEDUCTION OF MIMI
Directed by Lina Wertmüller
Starring : Giancarlo Giannini, Mariangela Melato, and Turi Ferro

 

1971 | 113’ | Colour | OV Italian | Drama | DCP
Film restored in 2010
Subtitles : English, French, German
Rights : International (except Italian speaking territories)

 

Mimi, a Sicilian, loses his job after voting against a Mafia candidate in a seemingly secret ballot. Leaving his wife behind he goes to Turin where he meets and moves in with Fiore, a communist street vendor. He works non-union jobs and once again comes to the Mafia’s attention. This time they’re impressed, promoting him to a supervisor’s job back in Sicily where he must juggle the complexities of his wife, his lover… and the Mafia.

 

“Mimi is one of the best films of this season.” – The New York Times, 1974

 

Donatello Awards, Best Actor, 1972
Globo d’oro, Best Actor & Best New Actress, 1972
Italian Film Journalists, Best Actress & Best Actor, 1973

 

(Trailer)

Category

Drama