La Mandragola

La Mandragola

  • 1965
  • 1 hr 43 min
  • 6.5  (212)

Old Florence: sixteenth century. Callimaco, skillful seducer, dreams of conquering the beautiful and inaccessible woman who doesn't have a child. Callimaco takes advantage of situations to construct a ploy. He pretends to be a doctor of experience and a great reputation with Nicia who is ultimately stupid and gullible enough to believe the allegations of Callimaco. She entrusts him with an allegedly infallible remedy to make a woman pregnant: mandrake, herb human appearances, with fertilizing virtues... a trouble that Callimaco falsely asserts, is that this magical plant always kills the man in during the first sexual intercourse following its absorption.

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Description
Old Florence: sixteenth century. Callimaco, skillful seducer, dreams of conquering the beautiful and inaccessible woman who doesn't have a child. Callimaco takes advantage of situations to construct a ploy. He pretends to be a doctor of experience and a great reputation with Nicia who is ultimately stupid and gullible enough to believe the allegations of Callimaco. She entrusts him with an allegedly infallible remedy to make a woman pregnant: mandrake, herb human appearances, with fertilizing virtues... a trouble that Callimaco falsely asserts, is that this magical plant always kills the man in during the first sexual intercourse following its absorption.
  • Release Date
    1965
  • Runtime
    1 hr 43 min
  • Language
    Italian
  • IMDB Rating
    6.5  (212)