The commander

 

Plot

 

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

 

Genre : 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