Genio e Sregolatezza

Old Gertrude lectures him on poetry and is easily shed.

His artful nature is more than a match for a clamoring countess.

He marries his young Desdemona, defended in a tavern brawl.

The great actor, represented in rhetorical style onstage, striking a note, elsewhere and in preparation a vigorous, sensitive being with the complex reins of the passing moment in his hands, and a definite somewhere in view.

Francesco Rosi is listed as technical director in the credits.