Outside, it's clear that Cristine is still struck by Sgarbi's charms. In a sense, being in prison has been good for him—although he's had to admit to working his con on Klatten, whose reputation has been irreparably tainted, confinement has made him even more unthreatening. "Yes, it's strange, I know," Cristine says. "I shouldn't feel sorry for him, but I do."