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Mamma Roma

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Anna Magnini in Pasolini's Mamma Roma

Mamma Roma (1962)

The marvelous Anna Magnani stars in this Pier Paolo Pasolini masterpiece — and revival arthouse favorite — about a middle-aged former prostitute trying to provide a better life for her teenage son. Originally banned in Italy for obscenity, it is Italian neorealism at its best with elements of tragic opera.

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