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32 Ratings

The Nanny

La balia

Directed by Marco Bellocchio
Italy, 1999


Rome, early 20th century: a wealthy psychiatrist, who runs an asylum for women and lacks imagination in his practice, must find a wet nurse for his infant when his wife panics after childbirth. He brings a peasant, Annette, to Rome, forcing her to leave her own baby behind.

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The Nanny Directed by Marco Bellocchio

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