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Mamma Roma

Directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini
Italy, 1962


Anna Magnani is Mamma Roma, a middle-aged prostitute attempting to extricate herself from her sordid past for the sake of her son. Filmed in the great tradition of Italian neorealism, Mamma Roma highlights director Pier Paolo Pasolini’s lifelong fascination with the marginalized and dispossessed.

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Mamma Roma Directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1962 | 2 wins including: Italian Cinema Clubs Award



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