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Two Women

La Ciociara

Drama / War


Directed by

Vittorio de Sica


Sophia Loren
Jean-Paul Belmondo
Raf Vallone

1960 / Original language: Italian / Black & White / Mono / available in hd & 2k

Shot in the neo-realist tradition, this film takes a hard look at war and its disasters through the eyes of humble peasants. The story traces the tragic destiny of a woman and her child from war-ravaged Rome and back.
Starring Sophia Loren as the courageous Césira, whose outstanding performance won her the 1961 best actress award at Cannes.

Want to show the movie at your FESTIVAL?


Festival Lumiere (2015)
Homage evening with Sophia Loren

Festival Lumiere (2012)
Official Selection for The Glory of Vittorio De Sica

Cannes Film Festival (1961)
Best Actress (Sophia Loren)

All films in official selection in Cannes

Academy Awards (1961)
Best Actress (Sophia Loren)