A wealthy, self-absorbed Rome socialite is tacked by guilt over the death of her young son. As a way of dealing with her grief and finding meaning in her life, she decides to devote her time and money to the city’s poor and sick. Her newfound, single-minded activism leads to conflicts with her husband and questions about her sanity.
- Genre: Drama
- Studio: Ponti-De Laurentiis Cinematografica, Lux Film
- Keyword: suicide, rome, italy, loss of loved one, factory worker, grief, poverty, class differences, neorealism, class struggle, death of a child
- Cast: Ingrid Bergman, Alexander Knox, Ettore Giannini, Teresa Pellati, Giulietta Masina, Marcella Rovena