About the film
suicide rome, italy loss of loved one factory worker grief poverty class differences neorealism class struggle death of a child
Release Date: December 04, 1952
|Production Companies||:||Ponti-De Laurentiis Cinematografica, Lux Film|
|Producers||:||Carlo Ponti, Roberto Rossellini, Dino De Laurentiis, Bruno Todini, Nando Pisani, Pio Angeletti, Federico Teti, Trento Petrella|
|Writers||:||Roberto Rossellini, Roberto Rossellini, Brunello Rondi, Ivo Perilli, Mario Pannunzio, Sandro De Feo|
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.