Dorotea Mercuri
Taglionetto
(2011) Italy,
Dir. Federico Rizzo

A psychological thriller set in a quiet village in southern Italy.The film sees Nino Frassica abandoning the usual comic role to wear the shoes of a police detective to investigate a series of crimes. The main character of the story is the psychiatrist Anna Benanzio (Dorotea Mercuri), in charge of conducting an appraisal on the young Giovanni Zanardo, arrested for having massacred his entire family. Anna turns from a polite lady in a business suit and black stockings, in a very disturbed woman that ones inhabited the Italian cinema but for some become extinct.