La più bella serata della mia vita (1972) AKA The Most Wonderful Evening of My Life


In this film, an Italian industrialist who has made his fortune using some shady tactics, unwittingly becomes the victim and entertainment for four retired jurists. These four men, though retired, make it a practice to keep their legal skills sharp. Whenever a suitable villain stumbles across their path, they conduct a trial with all the trimmings. It is a form of play, but these virtuoso lawyers are quite serious about it.

Director: Ettore Scola. AKA The Most Wonderful Evening of My Life
Writers: Friedrich Dürrenmatt (play), Ettore Scola, Sergio Amidei.
Stars: Alberto Sordi, Michel Simon, Charles Vanel, Claude Dauphin, Janet Agren, Giuseppe Maffioli, Pierre Brasseur. 


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  1. Michael
    May 23, 2018

    an intriguing film by Scola. Sordi and Simon are great

  2. Federico
    August 11, 2019

    It was a pleasure to find back this movie I had watched on an old summer on a local TV channel back in Italia. I even recalled it recently, as it had left me a weird and grotesque impression, especially by having Alberto Sordi in it. Thanks a lot then.

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