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19 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.

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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

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