Baron Fefé Cefalù is a Sicilian nobleman bored of life and of wife Rosalia: he falls in love with young and beautiful cousin Angela, who spends summers in the same palace. Since divorce is impossible in Italy in the 1960s, he decides to kill the wife, knowing that sentence would be very light if he proved that he committed murder for a matter of honour, i.e. when he found the wife together with another man. Therefore, he starts finding a lover for Rosalia, using Carmelo Patané, a painter well-known by her. Written by
Alessio F. Bragadini <email@example.com>
A delightfully daring plan to give marriage a surprise ending!
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Did You Know?
The young girl whom Ferdinando checks out on the train at the beginning is Stefania Sandrelli. She also plays the character Angela in the film. See more
When Ferdinando gets in bed with Rosalia after their fight, Rosalia's head facings change significantly between shots. See more
Referenced in How to Murder Your Wife
Una furtiva lacrima
from opera "L'elisir d'amore"
Music by Gaetano Donizetti See more