A group of rogues steal a scroll granting its bearer the property of the land of Aurocastro in Apulia (south of Italy). They elect a shaggy knight, Brancaleone from Norcia, as their leader, and decide to get possession of this supposedly wealthy land. Many adventures will occurr during the journey.
Director: Mario Monicelli. AKA For Love and Gold.
Writers: Agenore Incrocci, Furio Scarpelli, Mario Monicelli.
Stars: Vittorio Gassman, Catherine Spaak, Folco Lulli, Gian Maria Volonté, Maria Grazia Buccella, Barbara Steele, Enrico Maria Salerno, , Carlo Pisacane, Gianluigi Crescenzi, Alfio Caltabiano, Pippo Starnazza, Luigi Sangiorgi, Fulvia Franco, Tito García, Joaquín Diaz, Luis Induni, Carlos Ronda, Juan C. Carlos.
1966 Cannes Film Festival – Nominated for the Palme d’Or.