Director: Dino Risi
Screenplay: Sandro Continenza, Ruggero Maccari, Ettore Scola
Cast: Vittorio Gassman, Dorian Gray, Anna Maria Ferrero, Peppino De Filippo, Mario Carotenuto, Fosco Giachetti
Cinematography: Massimo Dallamano, Sandro D'Eva
Editing: Eraldo Da Roma
Music: Pippo Barzizza
Production: Mario Cecchi Gori per Maxima Film, CEI-INCOM S.G.C.
Country: Italia - Francia, 1959
Lenght: 104 Min
Format: 35mm, bn
Gerardo, also known as the Artist, is a master conman. From a young age he has performed as a variety actor, and lived a life of hunger. This, however, is the way in which he has learnt to transform himself into the most diverse personalities in order to trick his victims. In vain, his wife tries to reform him.