The Bitter case of the Baroness of Carini

That bloody hand on the wall will remain in the history of television. And Ugo Pagliai’s eyes like blue headlights, which we had already loved in “The Sign of Command”.

A 1975 drama, “The bitter case of the Baroness of Carini”, directed by Daniele D’Anza, which was a milestone in television drama. The plot is inspired by a Sicilian popular ballad, which tells of a crime that actually took place in Carini in the 1500s: the baroness of Carini, Donna Laura Lanza, wife of Don Vincenzo La Grua — Talamanca, was killed by her father Don Cesare Lanza, but the story…