Drama1971-1980FranceMoshé Mizrahi

Moshé Mizrahi – La Vie devant soi AKA Madame Rosa (1977)

Madame Rosa, a former prostitute, lives in a top floor apartment in a mixed race district of Paris. Although her health is failing, she manages to look after the abandoned children of prostitutes, including a rebellious young Arab boy named Momo. An Auschwitz survivor, Madame Rosa imagines that the Nazis are still around and instructs Momo to protect her from them. Momo faithfully repays his guardian’s kindness by raising money to support her in her dying days, but he is curious to find out about his own origins…

Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film (1977)
César Award for Best Actress for Simone Signoret (1978)

+Commentary by film historian Kat Ellinger

2.35GB | 1h 45m | 960×576 | mkv




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