Films/Classics: Mamma Roma
Title: Mamma Roma
Directed by: Pierpaolo Pasolini
Total episodes: 1
1962 - Golden Lion (Nominated)
Synopsis: Mamma Roma is an ex-prostitute who, wanting the best for her son, Ettore, goes about trying to organize his life. But her ex-pimp, Carmine, forces her to take up her old profession once again by threatening to tell her son the truth. Ettore, who in the meantime has left his respectable job and is now a petty thief, has already discovered the truth about his mother for himself. Arrested for theft, he dies in prison from sudden illness and Mamma Roma remains alone and desperate.