Prince Neckludjov is sitting on a jury called to pass judgment on the prostitute Katjusha Maslova, who is accused of having robbed and poisoned a client.
To his dismay, Neckludjov recognizes the accused as a servant girl he once loved at his aunt's villa, only to abandon her for his brilliant military career in Moscow.
|country:||Italy, France, Germany|
|sales agent:||RAI Com|
|directed by:||Paolo Taviani, Vittorio Taviani|
|screenplay:||Paolo Taviani, Vittorio Taviani|
|cast:||Stefania Rocca, Timothy Peach, Maria Baumer, Cecile Bois, Eva Christian, Sonia Gessner, Giulia Lazzarini, Michele Melega|
|cinematography by:||Franco Di Giacomo|
|film editing:||Roberto Perpignani|
|art director:||Lorenzo Baraldi|
|costumes designer:||Lina Nerli Taviani|
|production:||Gierre Film - Filmtre, Pampa Production, Bavaria Film, Rai Fiction (IT), France2 Cinéma (FR)|