La balia / The Nanny (1999) DVD9
A Pirandello adaptation set in pre-World War I, The Nanny examines the subject of motherhood, a theme that runs throughout Bellocchio's work.
Set against a backdrop of subversive uprisings and police repression, the story centers on well-heeled Professor Mori (Fabrizio Bentivoglio) and his young wife, Vittoria (Valeria Bruni Tedeschi), and the instability that grips her mind and the couple’s relationship following the birth of their son. When the baby refuses its mother’s breast, Mori enters into a contract with illiterate country girl Annetta (Maya Sansa) to feed and care for the child, requiring her to abandon her own newborn son...

DVD9 | PAL 16:9 | 01:41:57 | 4.92 Gb + 3% rec
Language: Italiano
Subtitles: English, Italiano
Genre: Drama

Director: Marco Bellocchio
Cast: Fabrizio Bentivoglio, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Maya Sansa
Country: Italy

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