Mother Teresa
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INFO
Year: 2003
Format: Miniseries 2x100' and TV movie 1x114'
Genre: Drama
Language: English
Co-production: Rai Fiction, Lux Vide, Rai Trade, MTP and Euro Ficcion, in association with Blue Star Movies and BocaBoca Producciones
Mother Teresa
Synopsis

“She was regarded as one of the most significant personalities of the 20th century, although she never owned more than a white and blue sari.
She influenced the decisions of the most powerful men on the Earth, although she always stayed close to the poorest people of the world.”

India in the late 1940s. British rule has come to an end, but the new Indian nation finds no peace. Civil war breaks out among Hindus and Muslims, murderous confrontations that rage with particular intensity in Calcutta.
Wracked by social problems that overwhelm the authorities, Calcutta buckles under the growing despair of the weak, the sick, the forgotten. But in the midst of all this misery stands one nun who is following her calling to help the poorest of the poor: Mother Teresa.
This calling brings endless struggles, and Mother Teresa must challenge many authorities, including her own church. But with the support of some visionary friends and passionate young nuns, Mother Theresa succeeds in finding her own missionary order. Among the most anguishing trial she has to take on, there is the campaign of a British journalist to discredit her.
Undismayed, she pursues her mission tirelessly and obtains international recognition for her work in 1979, when she is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Even in later life, she continued travelling the world to spread her message of love and charity.
Mother Teresa died in 1997 and was posthumously beatified, in September 2016 she will be canonized.

Cast
Madre Teresa: OLIVIA HUSSEY
Padre Serrano: SEBASTIANO SOMMA
Madre Du Cenacle: LAURA MORANTE
Van Exem: MICHAEL MENDL
Virginia/Suor Agnese: INGRID RUBIO
Perier: GUILLERMO AYESA
Padre Madre Teresa: ENZO DECARO
Crew
Directed by: Fabrizio Costa
Subject and Screenplay: Francesco  Scardamaglia, Massimo Cerofolini
Produced by: Luca Bernabei
Executive producer: Anselmo Parrinello
Story editors: Giovanni Capetta, Saverio D'Ercole
Costumes designer: Fulvia Amendolia
Music: Guy Farley
Dir. of Photography: Giovanni Galasso
Production designer: Francesco Bronzi
Editor: Alessandro Lucidi
1st assistant director: Giacomo Lesina
Production manager: Gianfranco Coduti
Rai producer: Fania Petrocchi