La Ragazza Di Via Millelire (1980)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Juvenile Delinquency Film, Urban Drama  |   Run Time - 93 min.  |   Countries - United States   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Young Betty Pellegrino (Orla Conforti) is a strong-minded 13-year-old, left on her own to deal with life in the poorer districts of an industrialized Turin. Street life alternates with bouts in the reformatory, and Betty's prospects for a decent life seem fairly dim in spite of her consistently ready wit and ability to take whatever life hands out. Then she meets a social worker willing to add Betty to her already heavy case load. Maybe there is some hope after all, as two against the world double Betty's odds.



going-straight, poverty, reformatory, street-kid, teenagers