About

Rome, 1957. A woman, Cabiria, is robbed and left to drown by her boyfriend, Giorgio. Rescued, she resumes her life and tries her best to find happiness in a cynical world. Even when she thinks her struggles are over and she has found happiness and contentment, things may not be what they seem.

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Directed by

Federico Fellini

Written by

Federico Fellini (Writer)
Ennio Flaiano (Writer)
Tullio Pinelli (Writer)
Pier Paolo Pasolini (Screenplay)

Runtime

110 minutes

Country

Italy, France

Language

Italian

Tagline

The story of a betrayed but unquenchable little Roman street-walker.

Cast

Keywords

prostitution house hypnotist poverty heartbreak railway station optimism accountant rome italy rescue from drowning shrine madonna ostia italy movie starshrine starving

Photos

Lists

#228 on IMDb top 250 IMDb

#200 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

Awards

Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film