About

A wealthy, self-absorbed Rome socialite is tacked by guilt over the death of her young son. As a way of dealing with her grief and finding meaning in her life, she decides to devote her time and money to the city’s poor and sick. Her newfound, single-minded activism leads to conflicts with her husband and questions about her sanity.

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19
Directed by

Roberto Rossellini

Written by

Brunello Rondi (Writer)
Roberto Rossellini (Writer)
Sandro De Feo (Writer)
Mario Pannunzio (Writer)
Ivo Perilli (Writer)

Runtime

113 minutes

Country

Italy

Language

Italian

Cast

Keywords

suicide

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