La ragazza con la pistola (1968) AKA The Girl with a Pistol


In a small village in Sicily, the girl Assunta is seduced by Vincenzo. The man, however, runs away the day after they become lovers. According to the local traditions Assunta and her sisters are unable to marry unless someone in the family kills the offender and restores the honor of the family. She leaves for England where Vincenzo has fled. Assunta finds herself intimidated by the different culture, but resolutely travels to Edinburgh, Sheffield, Bath, and London in search of Vincenzo in order to kill him.

Director: Mario Monicelli.
Stars: Monica Vitti, Carlo Giuffrè, Stanley Baker, Corin Redgrave, Anthony Booth, Aldo Puglisi, Tiberio Murgia, Stefano Satta Flores, Helen Downing, Dominic Allan, Giovanni Ivan Scratuglia.

1969 Academy Awards – Nominated for an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film.


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  1. David
    August 26, 2021

    An amusing, crazy film. Monica Vitti and Stanley Baker are wonderful.

  2. Marcia
    September 2, 2021

    Light comedy, very entertaining! Monica Vitti is amazing in this role!

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