In a small Italian village, Primo runs a cheese factory, but one morning he witnesses his son kidnapped by terrorists. As the film progresses, he has two problems: paying the ransom the terrorists demand and trying to save his factory which might face bankruptcy. What’s a businessman like him to do?
Director: Bernardo Bertolucci. AKA Tragedy of a Ridiculous Man
Writer: Bernardo Bertolucci.
Stars: Ugo Tognazzi, Anouk Aimée, Laura Morante, Victor Cavallo, Olimpia Carlisi, Vittorio Caprioli, Renato Salvatori, Ricky Tognazzi, Gianni Migliavacca, Margherita Chiari, Ennio Ferrari, Gaetano Ferrari, Franco Trevisi, Pietro Longari Ponzoni.
1981 Cannes Film Festival – Nominated for the Palme d’Or.