The Seduction of Mimi
Mimi (Giancarlo Giannini) loses his job after voting against a Mafia candidate in a seemingly secret ballot.
Leaving his wife behind in Sicily, Mimi goes to Turin where he meets and moves in with Fiore (Mariangela Melato), a communist street vendor.
He works non-union jobs and once again comes to the Mafia’s attention. This time they’re impressed, promoting him to a supervisor’s job back in Sicily where he must juggle the complexities of his wife, his lover… and the Mafia.
‘Mimi is one of the best films of this season’ - The New York Times, 1974
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