The Awakening

  • 1956
  • Drama
  • ITA
Sister Letizia (Anna Magnani), a seemingly unfeeling nun who runs a school for poor children in Naples, Italy, feels maternal instincts she has long suppressed through religious devotion when she forms a close attachment to Salvatore (Piero Boccia), one of her young charges. Her attention to Salvatore does not go unnoticed by the other children and nuns, and she is forced to reconsider not only her bond with the child and with God, but also, more selflessly, what will be best for the boy.

Cast

Sister Letizia
Assunta
Peppino
Salvatore
Salvatore's Aunt

Crew

Mario Camerini Director