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Film preceded by an introduction then followed by a Salon Italia discussion over a free glass of wine
Venue: Italian Cultural Institute, 39 Belgrave Square, London, SW1X 8NX
Date: Monday 25 March
Duration: 100 minutes
Director: Pier Paolo Pasolini
Cast: Anna Magnani, Ettore Garofolo, Franco Citti
Synopsis: Having renounced her ignominious past, a former streetwalker reunites with her son. However, an extortion scheme endangers her aspirations for a decent bourgeois life. Can she protect him from the same snares that wounded her youth?