- 1 hr 43 min
The film entitled I Vitelloni is centered on the adventures of five guys. The film starts shortly after the results of a beauty contest are released and the winner known as Sandra passes out. She later finds out she is pregnant from Fausto Moretti. Due to pressure from Fausto’s father, the two get married shortly after and leave for their honeymoon. Fausto is a member of a group of five jobless guys known as Vitelloni with whom he usually spends time with. They enjoy drinking, drunk driving, partying and chasing women. Moraldo, who is the youngest member of the group, is Sandra’s brother. Riccardo dreams to become a well known singer even though he is a baritone. Alberto, who is known to always be absent minded by his friends, is very lazy and still depends on his mother and sister Olga for support. Alberto is devastated when he finds out that his sister Olga is dating a married man who is very much older than her. Leopoldo aspires to become a successful playwright so he spends some of his time learning how to write good and captivating plays. Fausto and Sandra return from their honeymoon and Fausto starts working as warehouse assistant in a shop owned by Michele, a very good friend of Sandra’s father. Fausto still continues chasing other women even when Sandra is around. Fausto tries to seduce his boss’s wife Giulia but she intimidates him and reports to her husband who fires him from the job. Fausto decides to pay back by stealing a very important gold statue from Michelle before leaving. He asks Moraldo to help him sell the statue to a wealthy monk but the suspicious monk refuses to buy it. He finally gives it to an ordinary peasant. In the end, Sandra runs away from home with her son after finding out about Fausto’s affair with an actress.