This is the week-end of August 15th, when Rome is as deserted as a ghost town. Driving along in his sports car, Bruno a loudmouth, boisterous and meddlesome character, is searching for a telephone. Looking out of a window, he notices Roberto, a shy student, whom he asks to make the call for him. He ends up dragging him into an odyssey full of unexpected adventures during which the two men get to know each other…
One of the most triumphant comedies in italian cinema – Le Nouvel Observateur.
Vittorio Gassman and Jean-Louis Trintignant share one of the more amazing dialogues in the history of cinema. Les Nouvelles Litteraires