Film details

Alternative titles

  • The STORY OF FAUSTA Alternative


Fausta is a working class woman who, in order to survive, cleans the homes of middle class families. Her husband is an alcoholic, often unemployed and her house in danger of collapsing in the floods. She begins an affair with and old man, who is poor, but is able to buy her small gifts.

Cast & Credits

Latest from the BFI

  • Latest from the BFI

    Latest news, features and opinion.

More information

Films, TV and people

  • Films, TV and people

    Film lists and highlights from BFI Player.

More information

Sight & Sound magazine

  • Sight & Sound magazine

    Reviews, interviews and features from the international film magazine.

More information

Back to the top