DRAMATIC / PROD: 1950 / R.TIME: 90 ' / black-white
Marina Berti - Jacques Sernas - Anna Maria Ferrero
Daniele runs away from a boarding school and returns home only to find out that his parents have died in a recent bombing attack. While wandering through the ruins, he is approached by Tullio who offers him hospitality in an abandoned house he shares with three young girls: Carla, an eighteen year old prostitute, Julia, who is sixteen and has tuberculosis, and Mary, still a child. Daniele refuses to go stealing with Tullio, preferring to help Julia with the household chores. However, he accepts Carla's attentions causing Julia to suffer. Tullio gets killed by the police. Daniele, saddened by Julia's and Tullio's deaths, decides to leave Carla and start a new life.