Marino decided to travel to Rome in order to reclaim his girlfriend. Their paths ultimately intersected after many difficulties, but to his surprise, she is now married to a deaf and dumb guy.
Dino Risi directed the 1968 Italian comedy film Straziami ma di baci saziami (internationally titled Torture Me But Kill Me with Kisses). The short makes fun of Italian photonovels and popular subculture. It was a huge commercial success.