Riccardo Mancini (Ranieri) is discharged from the forensic psychiatric hospital, where he has spent many long years serving time for a crime shrouded in mystery; now he is determined to wreak revenge and win back power within his crime family.
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how many years since an Italian movie was this good? The acting is so good and the extreme aestheticization of sets and clothes is not per se but deeply tied to everything else (narration, plot, bodies). Also Massimo Ranieri as Richard the III? Just the best possible choice. Yet you go on talking about Sorrentino and Guadagnino when Italy has directors who are waaaay more skilled than them