La Ciociara (Two Women) (The Woman from Ciociara)
La Ciociara (Two Women) (The Woman from Ciociara) (1960)

Cesire (Sophia Loren) and her daughter Rosetta (Eleanora Brown) leave their shop in the suburbs of Rome for the safety of Cesire's girlhood village in the mountains. During a full-scale Allied invasion of Italy, mother and daughter… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: July 14, 1998
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Emanuel Levy
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Rendering an astounding performance as a young widow in Vittiro De Sica's bleak neo-realistic WWII drama, Italian Sophia Loren became the first actress to (deservedly) win the Oscar for a role in a foreign-language film.

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Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

Staggering story, outstanding acting, particularly Loren.

Phil Hall
Film Threat

A powerful experience to behold, and one of De Sica's finest films.

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Dennis Schwartz
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A bleak but powerful anti-war drama.

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Flixster Audience Score: 92% Flixster User Reviews
Jim Hunter
A mother and her daughter struggle to survive WWII in Italy. I don't have a lot to say about this film. I find it to be a film that I know I should like… More
Stella Dallas
a stunning drama of wartime italy. one of de sica's lesser known works with sophia loren's finest performance
jay nixon
Sad and difficult to watch but Sophia is very fine.
Byron Brubaker
I don't remember much of the specifics of this film, but I remember I enjoyed it. It was the first film with Sophia Loren that I watched and one of the… More
Bruce Bruce
Filmed in 1960 by Compagnia Cinematografica Champion (Co Produced) on location in Itri, Italy. This was only there second film and its outstanding. This was… More
Anthony Valletta
A powerful film.