|Directed by||Giovanni Grimaldi|
|Produced by||Fulvio Lucisano|
|Written by||Goffredo Parise |
|Starring||Lando Buzzanca |
|Music by||Piero Umiliani|
Catania. Luigi Manozzi is a public official who has been engaged for 8 years to Mirella Guglielmi, whom he treats as the object of his sexual desires without however deciding to marry her. Mussia, the girl's mother, aware of her daughter's situation, constantly teases Luigi to push him to do his duty, even though the girl does not need to contract a shotgun marriage.
After being caught red-handed during coitus, Luigi slips away from Mirella's family for fear of being cornered by Mussia who, instead of blaming him for the fait accompli, proposes to help him financially; having no other arguments to procrastinate, Luigi works on a pretext to be transferred to L'Aquila while waiting for the situation to evolve in his favor.
Fearing the final bachelorette party of her daughter, Mussia with the help of her sister Elide tries to facilitate a new engagement between Mirella and a peer, Lucio Davossa. Luigi is informed by his friend and colleague Totò of what is happening in his ex-girlfriend's family and with a devious maneuver, he breaks the bond just established between Mirella and Lucio.
With the death of Edmondo Guglielmi, Mirella's father, Luigi is taken into consideration by Mussia as a matter of comfort, always with the intention of pushing him to marry his daughter, counting on the fact that sooner or later, Mirella can get pregnant. At the end of the ordeal that saw, among a thousand subterfuges and vicissitudes, Luigi, Mirella and her family, the two finally contract the hoped-for marriage, even if, for a few moments, all those present at the ceremony remain in suspense because of the undaunted hesitation by Luigi.
- Lando Buzzanca: Luigi Mannozzi
- Martine Brochard: Mirella Guglielmi
- Didi Perego: Elide
- Anna Proclemer: Mussia Katiuscia
- Michele Abruzzo: Edmondo Guglielmi
- Carlo Sposito: Totò
- Gabriele Antonini: Lucio Davossa
- Antonia Brancati: Maria Pia
- Ennio Balbo: Monsignor Solinas
- Riccardo Garrone: Vincenzo
- Daniela Giordano: Lina