3The Seduction of Mimi
Released in Italian as Mimìmetallurgicoferitonell’onore and starring Giancarlo Giannini as Mimi and featuring Mariangela Melato, Turi Ferro, and Agostina Belli. It was entered for the 1972 Cannes film festival and has been adopted. The seduction of Mimi was shot in Sicily and mainland Italy and tells the story of a poor man called Mimi who flees Sicily for Turin with his wife after falling out with his employer. Mimi’s adventure also involves taking on a second family, witnessing mob murderers that put his life in danger, and getting involved with the communist party. The movie drags the viewers into the lifestyle of Italians during the period and societal issues, with plenty of comic and dramatic undertone. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!