The Law (La legge) (1960) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Law (La legge) (1960)

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La Loi takes place in a Mediterranean village wherein lives a beautiful woman desired by all. A game called "The Law" is played, where the participants are allowed to say and do whatever they desire. Power is the name of the game and the characters will do anything to get it.

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Cast

Pierre Brasseur
as Don Cesare
Yves Montand
as Matteo Brigante
Raf Mattioli
as Francesco Brigante
Melina Mercouri
as Donna Lucrezia
Nino Vingelli
as Pizzaccio
Lidia Alfonsi
as Giuseppina
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Critic Reviews for The Law (La legge)

All Critics (4)

full of campy star turns, melodramatic confrontations, and relentless moralism

Full Review… | November 13, 2013
Film Comment Magazine

The title, The Law, refers to a cynical power drinking game."

Full Review… | September 21, 2012
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

More than its intellectual topics of interest, Dassin's intricately scripted tale is a showcase for his deft gift with the camera.

Full Review… | January 21, 2011
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Audience Reviews for The Law (La legge)

Who's in charge here? Love and lust in an Italian town. Gina Lollobrigida and Melina Mercouri are the main women; Yves Montand and Marcello Mastroianni are the main men. A nice variety of human emotions are shown. Interesting view of an older Italy. I'll be watching this one again.

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