Mamma Roma 1962 Criterion Collection
Mamma Roma is a reformed prostitute who hopes to find a better life for her son, Ettore. After her one-time lover and pimp Carmine marries a local peasant girl, Mamma makes plans to move Ettore to Rome, where he can find a good job and advance his prospects. Upon arriving in Italy's capital city, Mamma sets up a fruit stand while Ettore immediately takes up with a gang of delinquents from the neighborhood. They rob patients in the local hospitals and wage war with rival factions. Hoping to point him in the right direction, Mamma insists Ettore go to school. Instead, he is educated in the ways of the flesh by the local girl of ill repute, named Bruna.
Mamma is desperate to reform him, but when someone from her past reenters the picture, it seems all her chances are gone. Ettore is destined to meet a tragic end, and there is nothing that Mamma Roma can do about it...

DVD9 | NTSC 16:9 | 01:46:31 | 6.64 Gb + 7.61 Gb + 3% rec
Language: Italiano
Subtitles: English
Genre: Drama

Director: Pier Paolo Pasolini
Cast: Anna Magnani, Ettore Garofolo, Franco Citti
Country: Italy

Extras:
• Three new interviews about director Pier Paolo Pasolini, featuring Bernardo Bertolucci, an assistant director to Pasolini on Accattone; Tonino Delli Colli, cinematographer on eleven of Pasolini’s fourteen films; and Enzo Siciliano, author of Pasolini, a biography
• Pier Paolo Pasolini (1995), a 58-minute documentary by filmmaker Ivo Barnabт Micheli covering the career of the controversial artist
• La ricotta (1963), a 35-minute film by Pasolini starring Orson Welles as a director who sets out to make a film about the Passion of Jesus
• Original theatrical trailer
• Poster gallery

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