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588 Ratings

Two Women

La ciociara

Directed by Vittorio De Sica
Italy, France, 1960
Drama, War


Cesira and her 13-year-old daughter, Rosetta, flee from the allied bombs in Rome during the Second World War. They travel to the village where Cesira was born. During their journey and in the village, the mother does everything to protect Rosetta.

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Two Women Directed by Vittorio De Sica

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1961 | Winner: Best Actress

Academy Awards

1962 | Winner: Best Actress in a Leading Role

National Board of Review

1961 | Winner: Top Foreign Films

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