Malena (2000)

On the day in 1940 that Italy enters the war, two things happen to the 12-year-old Renato: he gets his first bike, and he gets his first look at Malèna. She is a beautiful, silent outsider who's moved to this Sicilian town to be with her husband, Nico. He promptly goes off to war, leaving her to the lustful eyes of the men and the sharp tongues of the women. During the next few years, as Renato grows toward manhood, he watches Malèna suffer and prove her mettle. He sees her loneliness, then grief when Nico is reported dead, the effects of slander on her relationship with her father, her poverty and search for work, and final humiliations. Will Renato learn courage from Malèna and stand up for her?

Directing:
  • Giuseppe Tornatore

Writing:
  • Luciano Vincenzoni

Stars:
Release Date: 2000-10-27
themoviedb icon 7.0/10
  • Country: IT
  • Language: Italiano
  • Runtime: 109
Monica Bellucci
Monica Belluc...
Malena Scordia
Giuseppe Sulfaro
Giuseppe Sulf...
Renato Amoroso
Luciano Federico
Luciano Feder...
Renato's Father
Matilde Piana
Matilde Piana
Renato's Mother
Pietro Notarianni
Pietro Notari...
Maléna's Father
Gaetano Aronica
Gaetano Aroni...
Nino Scordia
Gilberto Idonea
Gilberto Idon...
l'avvocato Centorbi
Angelo Pellegrino
Angelo Pelleg...
il segretario politico
Gabriella Di Luzio
Gabriella Di...
l'amante del Barone
Pippo Provvidenti
Pippo Provvid...
Dott. Cusimano
Maria Terranova
Maria Terrano...
Moglie Dott. Cusimano
Marcello Catalano
Marcello Cata...
Tenente Cadei
Elisa Morucci
Elisa Morucci
Lupetta
Domenico Gennaro
Domenico Genn...
il farmacista
Vitalba Andrea
Vitalba Andre...
Moglie farmacista
Giuseppe Pattavina
Giuseppe Patt...
il pretore
Franco Catalano
Franco Catala...
Negoziante
Aurora Quattrocchi
Aurora Quattr...
Tenutaria bordello
Claudia Muzi
Claudia Muzi
1a Prostituta
Ornella Giusto
Ornella Giust...
2a Prostituta
Paola Pace
Paola Pace
donna del linciaggio
Lucia Sardo
Lucia Sardo
2a Donna linciaggio
Alessandro Cremona
Alessandro Cr...
Adelaide Alaïs
Adelaide Alaï...
Conchita Puglisi
Conchita Pugl...
3a Prostituta
Antonello Puglisi
Antonello Pug...
Fabrizio Ferracane
Fabrizio Ferr...
Orio Scaduto
Orio Scaduto
Vanni Bramati
Vanni Bramati
Luciano Federico (II)
Luciano Feder...
il padre di Renato
Salvatore Borghese
Salvatore Bor...
Milite fascista (come Toto' Borgese)
Salvatore Martino
Salvatore Mar...
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