The story of Saint Maria Goretti is retold in this beautifully made film from Italy.
Maria Goretti tells of the plight of the poor laborers of the time, struggling to survive in a swampy area with rampant malaria and extreme poverty. Luigi and Assunta Goretti keep their faith despite the hardship, and instill in their children a deep love for God.
Their daughter Maria especially is devout. But tragedy strikes more than once: sickness and death affects the Goretti family, and then their young neighbor Alessandro does the unthinkable…
This DVD includes the following language tracks: Italian with English subtitles, English dubbed, Spanish subtitles.