The Seduction Of Mini (italian)


Mon 16th Apr 2018

Dates and times


97 minutes

Adam Smith Theatre

01592 583302


Directed by Lina Wertmüller

Starring : Giancarlo Giannini, Mariangela Melato, and Turi Ferro

1971 | 97’ | Colour | OV Italian | Drama | DCP

Film restored in 2010

Mimi, a Sicilian, loses his job after voting against a Mafia candidate in a seemingly secret ballot. Leaving his wife behind he goes to Turin where he meets and moves in with Fiore, 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

Donatello Awards, Best Actor, 1972

Globo d’oro, Best Actor & Best New Actress, 1972

Italian Film Journalists, Best Actress & Best Actor, 1973

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Locations & Times

Adam Smith Theatre

Monday 16th Apr 11:00 16:00 19:30
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