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The commander




Colonel Antonio Cavalli (Totò), promoted general, must retire, but fails to adapt to civil life because he does not renounce his military mentality, not even in neighborly relations. Because he feels useless, he decides to work in an office. Meanwhile, he suffers from jealousy towards his wife (Andreina Pagnani) and will find out that she is the one who secretly pays him his salary. He will end up involved in the bad affairs of the real estate agency of two crooks, who using the good name of the general put up scams and scams. On the brink of jail, the general attempts suicide, but to get him out of trouble he will once again be his wife ...


Country of Production : Italy

Year : 1963

Language : Italian

Color : B / W

Kind: Drama

Directed by: Paolo Heusch

Subject / Screenplay : Rodolfo Sonego

Producer : Alberto Pugliese, Luciano Ercoli

Photography : Alvaro Mancori, Alessandro D'Eva

Editing : Licia Quaglia

Music : Piero Umiliani

Scenography : Nedo Azzini


Performers and characters


Totò : General Antonio Cavalli

Andreina Pagnani : Francesca Cavalli

Lina Alberti: Player at home

Fabrizio Fabrizi: Sandrelli

Britti Ekland : Iris

Luciano Marin: Franco Cavalli

Alberto De Amicis: Sandrelli's partner

Mario Castellani : Captain Castelletti

Peter Martell: A Soldier at the Farewell Ceremony