A bungling bank robber, an uncooperative hostage with a secret, a gay policeman and a situation which rapidly goes from bad to worse are the ingredients to this very funny and unpredictable caper flick. Sad sack Domenico is an unemployed man who decides to rob a Turin bank and then to travel north to Switzerland with his loot. But things don't work out that way: For the heist is messy and he ends up with the tall, patrician Tommaso as his hostage. Tommaso, a businessman who is on the verge of bankruptcy, quickly takes over and convinces convincing Domenico to, instead, head south, get help from a friend of Tommaso and sail off to Egypt. But the plan soon unravels, as Domenico discovers that the friend, Orfeo, is actually Tommaso's lover and a policeman to boot. The odd couple is now the odd triangle and when Tommaso's grown-up daughter decides to come along as well, the likelihood of poor Domenico getting out of the country becomes more and more complicated. Written by
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When Tommaso and Domenico first enter Tommaso's house, the boom mic is reflected in the glass of the front doors as they walk away from them. See more
"Figli di Annibale"
Written by Gianni Mantice and Gennaro Della Volpe
Performed by Almamegretta See more