Agostina is a maid turned prostitute during World War II. She sends all the money she makes to the local priest in her home village for safekeeping. After the war is over Agostina and her ... See full summary »

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Yvonne Sanson ...
Carlo Romano ...
Carlo Giustini ...
Marco
Clelia Matania ...
Bianca
Ernesto Almirante ...
Il possidente
Agostino Salvietti ...
Il sindaco
Gino Saltamerenda ...
Fernando, iI macellaio (as Luigi Saltamerenda)
Salvatore Arcidiacono ...
Il farmacista
Ada Colangeli ...
Francesca
Pasquale Misiano ...
L'autista del camioncino
Eduardo De Filippo ...
Don Andrea
Vittoria Febbi ...
Connie, la bambina di colore
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Agostina is a maid turned prostitute during World War II. She sends all the money she makes to the local priest in her home village for safekeeping. After the war is over Agostina and her friend Australia plan to open a clothing store so they return to her home island to collect the money from the priest. But after arriving there Agostina learns in shock that the priest has been dead for more than a year and that his eccentric successor mistook the received money for donations and spent all of it on building a new orphanage for war orphans. To make matters even worse, other islanders think that Agostina is now a millionaire and beg her to help them financially. Written by Aljaz Ciber, Slovenia

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16 September 1949 (Italy)  »

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