The film 'La Ricetta della Mamma' is a comedic thriller and is based on Giorgio Faletti's short story.Giorgio Faletti is one of Italy's most famous authors who, besides "La Ricetta della Mamma" (Mum's Recipe), also wrote novels that went on to become New York Times bestsellers. The narrative follows Mico Torre's story, who despite being mentally ill, is considered the best assassin out there. He never misses his target, except this time. The hitman, who has to kill a witness before he can testify at a trial, plans the assassination carefully and chooses the apartment of playboy Lanfranco Giussani as the perfect spot to execute the job. Hence, as Lanfranco is leaving for a trip, Mico kidnaps him and takes possession of the apartment, sure that he won't be disturbed by the neighbours as they think it is empty. In the wait, Mico gets to know his hostage and while he can forgive his many vices, Mico ends up loosing his cool because of a phone call the morally deprave Lanfranco receives. ...