Mother and daughter, estranged spouse, marriage, relationships, growing old/ageing

Movie submitted by Gabriella:

Hi, my question is about an Italian movie, probably made in the last 20 years. In the beginning, a woman is forced to bring up a daughter on her own as she is estranged from her husband or her husband doesn’t want to be with them. She decides on a name for the child. I think her parents help her to raise the girl and tell her eventually that they will give her their house as they wish to retire/move to the country to buy a farm and I think the movie follows the life path of several women.

(I dozed off through some of it). However, in the end, it shows a woman much older, I think with blonde-grey hair and the female lead (I think) who is very attractive, is looking in the mirror, putting on lipstick and a white head scarf. Later we then see her with a man, waiting to go up the stairs to a church, she is wearing a dark suit (navy jacket and skirt) and I think clutching a small bouquet of flowers, perhaps she is remarrying her husband (I am not sure?).

I think the final scene (tear jerking) is the mother, sitting in a chair and now elderly, reminiscing or contemplating her life.

Do you know the title of the movie, please?

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One Response to Mother and daughter, estranged spouse, marriage, relationships, growing old/ageing

  1. rogercastoro says:

    Maybe: “Antonia’s Line” (1995)
    (But it’s not Italian)
    Take a look: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antonia%27s_Line




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