In 1941, amidst the war, 12-year old Renato, catches a glimpse of the beautiful and sensual Malèna and his heart skips a beat. He is love stricken. She becomes the obsession of every man and the envy of every woman. Renato decides to be Malèna’s protector from the town gossips. Because of her, Renato comes to learn life’s lessons. Ennio Morricone provides the score.
The film we screen has English subtitles.