A court looks into the death of a young woman, which appears to be a homicide. He suspects a well-known industry mogul with significant political clout.
But how much impact do the latter’s falsehoods and deceptions have on the magistrate’s decision? Dino Risi directed the 1971 Italian comedy-drama film In the Name of the Italian People (Italian: In nome del popolo italiano). It is a comment on the Italian judiciary’s problem and the rising phenomena of corruption.