About the film
Release Date: January 01, 1959
|Production Companies||:||Cinecittà, Lux Film, Vides Cinematografica|
|Writers||:||Elio Petri, Giuseppe Mangione, Giuseppe Mangione, Enzo Provenzale|
Antonio Spagara, a young Sicilian worker, has been assigned by the Mafia to murder a nobleman, Marquis Macri. But at the last minute Antonio reneges on his commitment and instead of killing the father, he flees to Palermo with Grazia, his daughter. Life is not a bed of roses in the Sicilian capital, as the young man must impose himself to face his godfather and Grazia's despotic sister Dorotea. To make matters worse, the Mafia is not going to tolerate Antonio's desertion...