Directed by

Mario Martone


Anna Bonaiuto
Angela Luce
Licia Maglietta

Festivals & Awards

Cannes 1995
Official Competition
Best Actress

David di Donatello
Best Director
Best Supporting Actress

Silver Ribbon
Best Actress

What happened to Amalia? Who was with her the night she died? Her daughter Delia is saddened by the news, but not surprised. She considers her mother to be a disgrace even before she hears of the sordid circumstances of her death.
Delia travels home to Naples for the funeral and tries to piece together her mother’s recent life. By doing so, she starts to confront her childhood memories that shaped their family history.

Based on the novel by Elena Ferrante.