Two Women

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  • Genre(s): Drama War
  • Release year: 1960
  • Running time: 100 min
Two Women (Italian: La ciociara [la tʃoˈtʃaːra], roughly translated as "The [Woman] from Ciociaria") is a 1960 Italian film directed by Vittorio De Sica. It tells the story of a woman trying to protect her young daughter from the horrors of war. read more
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Two Women (Italian: La ciociara [la tʃoˈtʃaːra], roughly translated as "The [Woman] from Ciociaria") is a 1960 Italian film directed by Vittorio De Sica. It tells the story of a woman trying to protect her young daughter from the horrors of war. The film stars Sophia Loren, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Eleonora Brown, Carlo Ninchi and Andrea Checchi. The film was adapted by De Sica and Cesare Zavattini from the novel of the same name written by Alberto Moravia. The story is fictional, but based on actual events during what the Italians call Marocchinate.

Original Release

12/23/1960

Cast

Sophia Loren Cesira
Jean-Paul Belmondo Michele Di Libero (as Jean Paul Belmondo)
Eleonora Brown Rosetta
Carlo Ninchi Filippo, il padre di Michele
Andrea Checchi Un fascista
Pupella Maggio Una contadina
Emma Baron Maria
Bruna Cealti Una sfollata
Luciano Pigozzi Scimmione, il capo miliziano
Vincenzo Musolino Il piccolo Alessandro
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Vittorio De Sica

Writers

Cesare Zavattini, Vittorio De Sica, Alberto Moravia

Cast

Sophia Loren Cesira
Jean-Paul Belmondo Michele Di Libero (as Jean Paul Belmondo)
Eleonora Brown Rosetta
Carlo Ninchi Filippo, il padre di Michele
Andrea Checchi Un fascista
Pupella Maggio Una contadina
Emma Baron Maria
Bruna Cealti Una sfollata
Luciano Pigozzi Scimmione, il capo miliziano
Vincenzo Musolino Il piccolo Alessandro
Renato Salvatori Florindo, il camionista
Raf Vallone Giovanni
Franco Balducci Il tedesco nel pagliaio
Antonella Della Porta La madre impazzita
Ettore Mattia Il passeggero sul treno
Mario Frera Peppuccio
Curt Lowens Ufficiale tedesco batteria contraerea
Luciana Cortellesi
Tony Calio (as Tony Caliò)
Remo Galavotti

Producers

Carlo Ponti Producer

Editors

Adriana Novelli

1962 Oscar Best Actress in a Leading Role Won
1962 Golden Globe Best Foreign-Language Foreign Film Won
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