The Raffle (1991)
Directed by: Francesco Laudadio
Stars: Monica Bellucci, Giulio Scarpati, Massimo Ghini
Language: Italian | Subtitles: English (embed)
Country: Italy | Ar: 1.679 | Dvdrip
Also known as: La riffa
Description: Francesca, an incredibly beautiful woman, lost her husband. Only after his death she discovers his unfaithfulness and overall the huge amount of debts he left. Cesare is Francesca’s best friend, he is a solicitor. Following his advices Francesca starts selling all her goods, like the house, jewels, furs and finally also the yacht. By doing this she is able to survive for the rest of the year, but has no perspective for the future. In fact she is unemployed and every plan to get a job fails. She finally takes a decision: she set up a lottery in which the prize is she. Twenty of the most influent man of the high society Bari (Italy), former Francesca’s husband friends, accepts the rules and buy the tickets. The same day Francesca fall in love for Antonio and manage the situation becomes harder. A judge is investigating on the illegal lottery; a scandal is going to explode. Francesca has to find a way out of the strange but danger situation.