Alla mia cara mamma nel giorno del suo compleanno (1974)

AKA To My Dear Mother on the Day of her Birthday.

It has thirty-two years, Fernando is treated by her mother, the countess Mafalda, like a child of ten it’s the bathroom, dressed as a sailor-style outfits, yells at him if he does not eat. Shy with the opposite sex, Didino – so that it calls the oppressive mother – takes refuge in his obsessions: inflatable dolls made and coming from Denmark, pornographic magazines, photos from voyeur. One day, dead the old maid,takes over for Angela, young and busty, even if lame.

Didino is fascinated: the photographer, hidden, give money, even a diamond was taken away from the mother. Angela reciprocates his attention, and the “unlock”: one evening, the two love each other under the eyes of the mother. The countess cast out the maid, but Didino is now in love and wants to marry. The mother pretends to give, but during the last “bath” of the show.

Director: Luciano Salce

Cast: Paolo Villaggio, Eleonora Giorgi, Lila Kedrova, Antonino Faa di Bruno, Orchidea De Santis