The Seduction of Mimi

31 July
Location informationArc Cinema
Event cost$12/$10 or $30/$25 for 3 films

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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Due to unforeseen circumstances, unfortunately Biginelli's Cafe will be not open prior to this screening. We apologize for any inconvenience. We hope you enjoy the film!