Independent Italian Film
Escape to another place and time, when you watch the award winning Italian coming of age film, Alone with Her Dreams.
Growing up can be a struggle, especially when family secrets are involved.
This is a beautiful drama that is hopeful, despite difficult circumstance.
The movie is set in Sicily and the Mediterranean scenery is absolutely beautiful.
Alone with Her Dreams isn’t rated, but will be of interest to adults and older teens.
It is in Italian and has subtitles.
Release Date 2/16/21
Lucia must stay behind under the care of her stern and overbearing grandmother in 1960’s Sicily, while her parents and younger brother emigrate to France to find work.
The girl is distraught and bitter about being left behind, and mopes the days away as the relationship with her grandmother grows more and more contentious.
Lucia grows increasingly curious about her grandmother’s hatred towards other members of the family on the island, and begins to befriend them behind her grandmother’s back.
Then one day she discovers the reason why and uncovers a terrible secret.
Italian Movie: Alone with Her Dreams DVD
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