THE SEDUCTION OF MIMI
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THE SEDUCTION OF MIMI

LINA WERTMÜLLER RETROSPECTIVE
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Sat Jul 31 8:00 PM

Arc Cinema
General Admission
108 Mins
1972 | DCP | ITALY | D: Lina Wertmüller  

Mimi (Giancarlo Giannini) loses his job after voting against a Mafia candidate in a seemingly secret ballot.  

Leaving his wife behind in Sicily, Mimi goes to Turin where he meets and moves in with Fiore (Mariangela Melato), a communist street vendor.  

He works non-union jobs and once again comes to the Mafia’s attention. This time they’re impressed, promoting him to a supervisor’s job back in Sicily where he must juggle the complexities of his wife, his lover… and the Mafia.  

Mimi is one of the best films of this season’ - The New York Times, 1974 

Arc Cinema

1 McCoy Circuit Acton, Australian Capital Territory, 2601