Tilda Spernanzoni visits the Cecconis to teach Maria how to act.
Maddalena asks Annnovazzi to help her get Maria a recommendation for the film role.
Maddalena tells Spartaco why she likes the movies.
Spartaco and Maddalena get into a domestic quarrel.
After seeing Maria's audition reel, Maddalena confronts the filmmakers about their rude comments.
Maddalena returns hope with a sleeping Maria only to find the filmmakers waiting at her house with a contract.
Maddalena and Spartaco reconcile after an exhausting evening.