Plot & Details
An ambitious Italian financier (Vittorio Gassman) will stop at nothing to further his economic expansion. He forsakes old friends, relatives and his wife as he compromises his integrity in the pursuit for more money. He becomes a shameless bootlicker for a wealthy man who can help his financial gains. The ambitious money-grabber gets what he wants in the way of money, but sabotages everything else in his greed, leaving him a rich but lonely recluse in this ironic drama.