Antonio, Peppino and Lucia are three brothers who live in the country near Naples. Lucia's son, Gianni, goes to Naples to study medicine, but there he knows a ballet dancer. They fall in love and, when she goes to Milan, Gianni follows her. Informed of this and afraid that their nephew will stop studying, the three Caponi brothers leave for Milan to persuade Gianni to come back and continue studying and abandon the "Malafemmina" (bad girl). Written by
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Did You Know?
According to Teddy Reno
, the whole take of the letter (perhaps the most famous and referenced of the entire movie) was totally ad-libbed by both Totò
and Peppino De Filippo
. They were often unsatisfied with the script of the movie and frequently diverted from it: the letter take was one of the most successful. See more