LE PUPILLE – Review by Nadine Whitney

Directed by Alice Rohrwacher (Happy as Lazzaro) and produced by Alfonso Cuarón, Le Pupille reunites Rohrwacher with writer Carmela Covino and star of Happy as Lazzaro, Alba Rohrwacher. It is WWII and a group of orphans live in a ramshackle convent in Italy. The whole county is suffering a famine because of the war. The Church, usually able to depend on money from the faithful is facing poverty, and the hope of Madre Superiora Fioralba (Alice Rohrwacher) is that the annual Nativity Scene will bring in some much-needed funds

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