The Seduction of Mimi [DVD] [1972]

  • SKU: 20490175
  • Release Date: 10/09/2012
  • Rating: R
Cardmember Offers

Overview

Ratings & Reviews


Overall Customer Rating:
100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (1 out of 1)

Special Features


  • Stills gallery

Synopsis


The Seduction of Mimi
Lina Wertmuller's fifth feature, The Seduction of Mimi, stars the director's favorite leading man, Giancarlo Giannini. Giannini plays the muddler of the title, who can't keep apace with the exigencies of a cruel, callous society (this character would be honed to perfection in Wertmuller's subsequent Seven Beauties); his political and sexual ignorance land him in hot water time and again. Wertmuller devotes much of the picture's running time to lengthy monologues and diatribes involving sex and politics; the film attained notoriety for its infamous sequence of Giannini bedding an obese woman. Wertmuller won a Best Director prize at the Cannes Film Festival for her work in this picture. Originally titled Mimi Mettalurgio Ferito nell'Onore, the film has also been released as Mimi the Metalworker and Wounded in Honor. It was remade (very loosely) by Richard Pryor as Which Way Is Up? (1977). ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast & Crew


  • Giancarlo Giannini
    Giancarlo Giannini - Carmelo "Mimi" Mardocheco
  • Mariangela Melato
    Mariangela Melato - Fiore
  • Gianfranco Barra
    Gianfranco Barra
  • Luigi Diberti
    Luigi Diberti - Pippino
  • Image coming soon
    Elena Fiore - Amalia



Overall customer rating

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars with 1 review

100%of customers would recommend this to a friend

Most helpful reviews

See all customer reviews
  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Adult humor

    Posted
    Nino
    • Verified Purchaser
    • My Best Buy® Member

    How far would you go to save family honer. Dark comedy Italian style. Not recommended for kids.

    I would recommend this to a friend


Product images, including color, may differ from actual product appearance.