The Seduction of Mimi
A blistering satire of Italy in the 1970s, THE SEDUCTION OF MIMI takes aim at a corrupt government, compromised labor leaders and the Neanderthal sexual politics of men in... Read more
The Seduction of Mimi
Directed by Lina Wertmüller
The Seduction of Mimi
Mimi Giancarlo Giannini
Composed by Piero Piccioni
Writer Lina Wertmüller
Cinematographer Dario Di Palma
NEW DCP COMING SOON! THE SEDUCTION OF MIMI is a raucous sex comedy that brought international fame to director Lina Wertmuller (Swept Away).
Giancarlo Giannini (Love and Anarchy) gives a wonderfully comic performance as the sad sack Mimi, a Sicilian laborer whose refusal to vote for the Mafia's candidate leads him to lose his job, his wife and his home. At rock bottom, he revives his spirits by falling in love with the beautiful, radical Fiorella (Mariangela Melato), with whom he starts a new life as a reliable husband and father. But the past comes back to haunt him, piling on comical complexities as all his energies surge into defending his honor, an obsession that has horrendous but hilarious consequences.
A blistering satire of Italy in the 1970s, THE SEDUCTION OF MIMI takes aim at a corrupt government, compromised labor leaders and the Neanderthal sexual politics of men in power, with uproarious results.
"ROLLICKING FUN! For laughter, latch onto 'The Seduction of Mimi'." - Judith Christ, NEW YORK MAGAZINE
"Deep wild humor... hilarious... one of the year's ten best." - Time Magazine
"A wonderfully funny sexual farce." - The New Yorker
"An extremely funny comedy not to be missed." - Daily News
Best Actor David di Donatello Awards
Official Selection Cannes Film Festival
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|Castro Theatre||San Francisco||CA||1506139200September 23, 2017|
|University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (Union Theatre)||Milwaukee||WI||1505966400September 21, 2017|
|Pacific Cinematheque||Vancouver||BC||1504843200September 8, 2017|
|Austin Film Society||Austin||TX||15042384009/1, 9/3|
|International House||Philadelphia||PA||1503547200August 24, 2017|
|Cinestudio||Hartford||CT||1502424000August 11, 2017|
|AFI Silver Theatre||Silver Spring||MD||14994000007/7, 7/9|
|Cleveland Cinematheque||Cleveland||OH||14975856006/16, 6/18|
|Brattle Theatre||Cambridge||MA||1497067200June 10 - June 11, 2017|
|Cinefamily||Los Angeles||CA||1496462400June 3, 2017|
|Gene Siskel Film Center||Chicago||IL||14952528005/20, 5/24|
|Coral Gables Art Cinema||Coral Gables||FL||1494388800May 10 - May 11, 2017|
|Quad Cinema||New York||NY||14923152004/16, 4/18, 4/19, 4/20, 4/27|
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