Director: Pietro Germi
Screenplay: Leonardo Benvenuti, Piero De Bemardi, Pietro Germi, Tullio Pinelli
Photography: Aiace Parolin
Music: Carlo Rustichelli
Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Stefania Sandrelli, Carla Gravina
Production: RPA/Rizzoli Film
Running Time: 110′
Alfredo Sbisà, a shy bank clerk, is in love with Mariarosa, a beautiful pharmacist. Thanks to a friend he succeeds in getting engaged with and then marry her. Mariarosa, who is already a possessive person, carries this aspect of her personality too far. Alfredo thus loses his friend, his father and his life.