This folk-type comedy expresses the importance of pleasure as well as duty.
The Man Who Killed Time Script
This folk-type comedy expresses the importance of pleasure as well as duty. Ambrosio, a charming and lovable innkeeper, wants to sing and play when he feels the urge. He begs his friends to join him; but all have certain specified times in which to do their chores. Ambrosio is convinced the village will be completely happy if they can learn not to chop their lives up into little segments of time, and he undertakes a determined campaign to destroy all devices for measuring the hours. He succeeds in freeing his friends from the tyranny of the clockebut without time, the village falls into confusion, and it takes a near tragedy to bring a happy ending to the situation. Two sets. Italian peasant costumes. Approximate running time: 75 minutes.