La notte follows a day in the life of a middle-aged, married couple based in Milan. Giovanni (Marcello Mastroianni) is a distinguished, successful writer and Lidia (Jeanne Moreau) is his wife.
They visit their dying friend Tommaso (Bernhard Wicki) in the hospital, where a sick and uninhibited young woman attempts to seduce Giovanni, before attending a party to celebrate Giovanni’s most recent book, which has been well received. Lidia sneaks off, still shaken by Tommaso’s dire condition, and wanders the streets of Milan. She ends up in the neighbourhood where she and Giovanni lived as newlyweds and seems content for a moment.Giovanni picks Lidia up from the old neighbourhood, they return to their chic apartment and decide to go to a nightclub to break up the monotony. There they watch a mesmerising performance and... Read More