• Director

    Roberto Rossellini

  • With

    Ingrid Bergman, Mario Vitale, Renzo Cesana, Mario Sponza

  • Italy-USA 1950. 100min

  • Digital

  • Certificate


  • English subtitles

A Lithuanian refugee marries a Sicilian fisherman, an ex-prisoner of war, to avoid internment. Upon reaching his native island, with its active volcano and harsh surroundings, she finds herself as trapped as before. Stuck in this maze of whitewashed houses and fiery rocks, she becomes exasperated by the hostility of the locals. Rossellini and Bergman reach new heights with this daring spiritual tale.

Content warning: Contains scenes of animal cruelty.

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