She later invites Dante to join her in her residence in Palermo where she will begin to plan his murder so she and the real Johnny Stecchino can escape to South America.
Upon arriving at the opera house, Dante sees fruit sold at a concession stand.
The vendor says he can simply take a banana, but Dante tries to pay, fearful of the earlier uproar.
Stecchino's belief that Dante bears no resemblance to him is only reinforced upon hearing that Dante spent the morning in Palermo going unnoticed by locals.
As a final attempt to determine whether the public will mistake him for Stecchino, Maria takes Dante to an opera.
The film takes several unexpected twists when Maria begins to fall for Dante, and it becomes clear that Dante cannot possibly be the cold blooded killer, Johnny Stecchino. It trims several conversations including the final scene with Lillo sniffing cocaine.
After unsuccessfully hitting on his co-worker and other women at a soiree, Dante (Roberto Benigni) meets Maria after she nearly runs him over with her car.While waiting for the show to commence, the crowd immediately interrupts the show and begins to jeer Dante, thinking he is Stecchino, which Dante confuses as a public reprimand for not paying for the banana.When the crowd begins to shame Maria as an accomplice, Dante shouts down all the hecklers to respect her honor.Cataratta advises him to forcefully take back his evidence and demand that the chief prints his story on the front page of newspapers denouncing his confession to the police.Maria finds Dante and returns him to her residence immediately, though surprised to find him strolling through the streets unharmed.Father Maurice, a priest living in a residential college for priests in Rome, is called out one day to "exorcise" the devil from someone. See full summary » A vicious serial sex killer is on the loose, and landscape gardener and shop-window outfitter Loris is the prime suspect, thanks to his unfortunate habit of getting caught in compromising ...