Malena

$3m

DBO

$11m

FBO
15 2000 109 minutes Facebook

Synopsis

Malena is the utterly unforgettable story of a boy's journey into manhood amid the chaos and intolerance of World War II. In a sleepy Italian village, Malena, the most beautiful woman in town, becomes the subject of increasingly malicious gossip among the lustful townsmen and their jealous wives. But only her most ardent admirer, young Renato Amoroso, will learn her mysterious untold story.

Credits

Awards

2001 Academy Awards

Nominated

  • Best Music - Original Score
  • Best Cinematography

Featured Clips

Malena - Official Trailer (HD)

Malena - Official Trailer (HD)

Malena is the utterly unforgettable story of a boy's journey into manhood amid the chaos and intolerance of World War II. In a sleepy Italian village, Malena, the most beautiful woman in town, becomes the subject of increasingly malicious gossip among the lustful townsmen and their jealous wives. But only her most ardent admirer, young Renato Amoroso, will learn her mysterious untold story.

Malena - Beauty

Malena - Beauty

Local boys, including 12-year-old Renato, marvel at townswoman Malena's beauty. In this scene: Renato Amoroso (Giuseppe Sulfaro), Renato's Father (Luciano Federico), Malena Scordia (Monica Bellucci)

Malena - Little Thief

Malena - Little Thief

Renato steals a piece of Malena's clothing from her laundry line, causing an uproar at home when his parents find out. In this scene: Renato Amoroso (Giuseppe Sulfaro), Malena Scordia (Monica Bellucci), Renato's Father (Luciano Federico), Renato's Mother (Matilde Piana)

Malena - Condolences

Malena - Condolences

When the town is bombed and Malena's father is killed, the town offers its condolences in its own special way. In this scene: Professor Bonsignore (Pietro Notarianni), Renato Amoroso (Giuseppe Sulfaro), Malena Scordia (Moncia Bellucci)

Malena - Gawking

Malena - Gawking

As Malena walks through town on the way to her father's house, every man who sees her can't help but stare. In this scene: Renato Amoroso (Giuseppe Sulfaro), Malena Scordia (Monica Bellucci), Professor Bonsignore (Pietro Notarianni)

Malena - Cheater

Malena - Cheater

The town is in an uproar when they think Malena has been caught cheating with more than one man, but the rumors aren't necessarily fact. In this scene: Malena Scordia (Monica Bellucci), Renato Amoroso (Giuseppe Sulfaro), Dott. Cusimano (Pippo Provvidenti)

Malena - Hard Times

Malena - Hard Times

When hearing rumors of Malena becomming a prostitute to survive, Renato passes out in public, causing his parents to react in vastly different ways. In this scene: Malena Scordia (Monica Bellucci), Renato Amoroso (Giuseppe Sulfaro), Renato's Mother (Matilde Piana), Renato's Father (Luciano Federico)

Malena - Schoolboy

Malena - Schoolboy

Renato's distracted fantasies of Malena get him in trouble at school. In this scene: Renato Amoroso (Giuseppe Sulfaro), Malena Scordia (Monica Bellucci)

Malena - Stealing Trousers

Malena - Stealing Trousers

In an attempt to look older, Renato has a pair of his fathers trousers altered to fit him, but when his father finds out, he is irate. In this scene: Renato Amoroso (Giuseppe Sulfaro), Renato's Father (Luciano Federico), Renato's Mother (Matilde Piana)

Malena - By Your Side

Malena - By Your Side

A grief stricken Malena must not only deal with her husband's death, but rumors of her already with another man. In this scene: Renato Amoroso (Giuseppe Sulfaro), Malena Scordia (Monica Bellucci)

Now Playing: Malena - Official Trailer (HD)
Starring: Giuseppe Sulfaro, Luciano Federico, Matilde Piana, Monica Bellucci, Pietro Notarianni

Malena is the utterly unforgettable story of a boy's journey into manhood amid the chaos and intolerance of World War II. In a sleepy Italian village, Malena, the most beautiful woman in town, becomes the subject of increasingly malicious gossip among the lustful townsmen and their jealous wives. But only her most ardent admirer, young Renato Amoroso, will learn her mysterious untold story.