An arriviste pursues a golden real-estate opportunity at the expense of friends and family, driven by the ambition to be wealthy.
He must now give up his pride. What’s the point of seeking achievement if you’re alone? Mauro Morassi directed the 1963 Italian comedy film Il Successo (also known as The Success). It is regarded as an unofficial sequel to Dino Risi‘s Il Sorpasso, with Vittorio Gassman and Jean-Louis Trintignant repeating their roles with minor alterations. Part of the film was directed by the same Risi.