VIU Movie Series – Mimì Metallurgico

Posted on: April 27th, 2018 by intern No Comments

Monday, April 30, Room 9A, 5pm


Directed by: Lina Wertmuller                        Starring: Mariangela Melato and Giancarlo Giannini
Release date 1972                                           Genre: Comedy, Drama
Running time: 125 minutes                            Language: Italian with English subtitles

Set in both Sicily and mainland Italy, the film follows the adventures of a man nicknamed Mimi. Mimi is a poor labourer who is pressured by his employers to vote for the mafia candidate in a local election. Frustrated by the system and assured that the ballot will be secret Mimi votes for the communist representative instead. However he is fired and assured he will never work again as the ballot was not secret. Disgusted Mimi flees to Turin, while his wife, Rosalia, stays in Sicily.

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