For a better experience on MUBI, update your browser.
21 Ratings

The Shameless Old Lady

La vieille dame indigne

Directed by René Allio
France, 1965
Drama, Comedy


81-year-old Sylvie is magnificent in this adaptation of Brecht’s fable about an old woman who suddenly starts a new life of delightful irresponsibility after the death of her husband.

This film is not currently playing on MUBI but 30 other great films are. See what's now showing
The Shameless Old Lady Directed by René Allio

Awards & Festivals

National Board of Review

1967 | Winner: Top Foreign Films

National Society of Film Critics Awards

1967 | Winner: Best Actress

What are people saying?