In this adaptation of a classic Italian novel, young peasant couple whose relationship no one approves of elopes. On their journeys they face the horrors of plague and war and hypocrisy of the ruling class in 17th century's Lombardy.
Lumbardy, Italy, seventeenth century. Renzo and Lucia's love story is jeopardized by Don Rodrigo, a wicked nobleman, who is interested in Lucia. When she refuses his attentions he has her ... See full summary »
When an old lady dies two hours before her life insurance expires, the insurance' lawyer suspects something dubious. He begins to investigate and he becomes the lover of the old lady's ... See full summary »
The problems, difficulties and thoughts put on by a man during an unusual marital night are compared to the errors of moralistic education and frustrations of childhood. In the morning, he escapes to another woman.
A determined police action in Sicily forces the notorious bandit Vito Ribera to hide in mountains, then to try to leave Italy. Ribera soon realizes that he can no longer count on the protection of his powerful mafia allies.