Luca is a man who runs a mill and he is married to Carmela, a beautiful wife, set in Naples in 1860. But his wife’s beauty catches the eye of Don Teofilo the Governor, who sets about to have Carmela. He has Luca arrested on trumped up charges, and then tries seduce Carmella. She resists, so he tells her he can free Luca, but there are strings attached.
Director: Mario Camerini.
Stars: Vittorio De Sica, Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni, Paolo Stoppa, Yvonne Sanson, Mario Passante, Carlo Sposito, Virgilio Riento, Elsa Vazzoler, Angela Lavagna, Amalia Pellegrini, Silvio Bagolini, Emilio Petacci, Michele Riccardini, Pietro Tordi, Nino Marchesini.