Pantalone is old, wealthy and miserly. He wishes to marry his daughter to a high-class, wealthy man, because he's an advocate of the whole "rich-get-richer" philosophy. Of course, his daughter has her own ideas about whom to marry, and they don't necessarily include hitchin' her wagon to a wrinkly old coot with a fat bankroll. Speaking of loaded coots, Pantalone is also on the prowl for a toothsome mate of his own — preferably a sweet young thing just a fraction of his own age. Lechery, young love, adultery and jealousy — the very foundations of modern entertainment — were just as popular with sixteeth-century Italian... More >>>