Italy | 118 min

Cast: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Laura Antonelli, Bernard Giraudeau, Valeria D'Obici, Massimo Girotti

Director: Ettore Scola

At the end of the 19th century, a young cavalry officer, posted to a small village in Piedmont, ignites a devouring passion in the colonel's ugly and sickly sister. Out of pity, he does not completely reject the woman, and it is this that will trigger the tragedy.