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  • Nino is an auto-factory foreman who takes his proper, modern wife and two blonde daughters from industrial Milan to the antiquated, rural Sicily to visit his family and get back in touch with his roots. Nino gets more than he bargained for when he discovers some harsh truths about his ancestors and himself.


  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1962.
  • Special features: "Ritratti d'autore" a 1996 interview with director Alberto Lattuada by filmmaker Daniele Luchetti; new video interviews with the director's wife, actress Carla Del Poggio, and son, Alessandro Lattuada; trailers for the original Italian release and the 2007 U.S. rerelease; gallery of promotional caricatures by artist Keiko Kimura; booklet includes new essays by Phillip Lopate and Roberto Chiesi and a 1982 interview with Alberto Lattuada.
  • DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., High Definition digital transfer.
  • Italian and Sicilian dialogue with optional English subtitles.
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