About the film
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Act of Sorrow
Release Date: August 30, 1990
|Production Companies||:||Istituto Luce Cinecittà|
|Writers||:||Pasquale Squitieri, Fabio Traversa, Sérgio Bianchi, Nanni Balestrini|
In this painful melodrama, an aging mother (Claudia Cardinale) attempts to cope with the progressive deterioration of her grown son due to his drug addiction. At first only manipulative, in addition to stealing from her he eventually becomes abusive and violent, and she must take strong measures if she is to save her own life, much less his.