Minerva Pictures International

The Seduction Of Mimi

Directed by Lina Wertmuller

In Sicily, the mine worker Carmelo “Mimí” Mardocheo votes in the Communist Party candidate instead of in the Mafia’s one believing that the suffrage is secret.

After the elections, he loses his job and cannot find any other job in his village that is controlled by the mobster Don Calogero. He leaves his wife Rosalia with his family and travels to Turin expecting to find a job.

Festivals & Awards


Cannes Film Festival 1972 - Nominee: Palme d'Or - Lina Wertmüller

David di Donatello Awards - 1972:
Winner: Best Actor Giancarlo Giannini;
Winner: Special David - Mariangela Melato For La classe operaia va in paradiso

Golden Globes, Italy - 1973:
Best Breakthrough Actor: Giancarlo Giannini
Best Breakthrough Actress: Mariangela Melato

Golden Goblets, Italy - 1972:
Winner Golden Goblet: Best Actor: Giancarlo Giannini;
Winner Plate - Best Actress Mariangela Melato


Original Title

  • MIMI METALLURGICO FERITO NELL'ONORE
  • Italy
  • 1972
  • 100 min.
  • Italian

Cast

  • Giancarlo Giannini
  • Mariangela Melato
  • Turi Ferro

Genre

  • Comedy

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