Blu-ray Release: La Moglie Più Bella

Blu-ray Release Date: Aug. 16, 2016
Price: Blu-ray $29.95
Studio: Twilight Time

Director Damiano Damiani’s 1970 La Moglie Più Bella (or, in English, The Most Beautiful Wife) stars the then 14-year-old beauty, Ornella Muti (Appassionata), as a real-life Sicilian girl who dared to challenge the local Mafia.

Ornella Muti is La Moglie Più Bella

Ornella Muti is La Moglie Più Bella

Instead of acceding to a malignant old custom allowing a young Don to kidnap and rape a prospective bride, she puts her foot down and goes to the police, unleashing the rage of the mobsters, but also the disapproval of her family and neighbors.

This Italian crime drama is highlighted by a score from the great maestro, Ennio Morricone, available on this Twilight Time release as an isolated track.

Special Features:
-Isolated score track
-Sicily, Ornella, the Mafia, and Beyond
-Introduction by director Damiano Damiani
-Original theatrical trailer

As supplier Twilight Time prints up only 3,000 copies of each title, be sure to head over to the Twilight Time site or that of distributor Screen Archives NOW so you can put in your prebook order!

About Laurence

Founder and editor Laurence Lerman saw Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest when he was 13 years old and that’s all it took. He has been writing about film and video for more than a quarter of a century for magazines, anthologies, websites and most recently, Video Business magazine, where he served as the Reviews Editor for 15 years.