Merlet's film is lavish in its dark, opulent composition, and the sexual encounters maintain a tastefully erotic edge, but the plot eventually deteriorates from compelling drama into a boorish courtroom scene that can only be likened to The Crucible minus any emotional conviction.
Based on real events set in the post-war era of the 1950s, the Netflix trailer describes the story of an impossible, passionate love, the indomitable dreams of a laborer, and an exploration of rebellion and justice.
It has an international cast: the aforementioned Poesy, plus Alessio Boni, Malcolm McDowell, Brenda Blethyn, and Valentina Cervi.
The costumes were designed by , an Italian designer.
One of her most acclaimed roles was the lead within the 1997 film Artemisia, directed by Agnès Merlet.
Meanwhile, she found The One, stupidly dumped him for The Cad, and then settled for The Alive Guy.
Gaia Bermani Amaral as Bianca Schettino Amaral plays the role of the mayor's daughter, the love interest of Ciccio Paradiso.