Le Pupille: Release date, cast, synopsis, trailer & more

The short film ‘Le Pupille’ is about a group of young Catholic schoolgirls housed in a strict boarding school and is set in a fictitious time of war.

Release date

Disney+ launches Le Pupille on December 16.

Cast and creators

  • Alba Rohrwacher
  • Melissa Falasconi
  • Greta Zuccheri Montanari
  • Carmen Pommella
  • Lady Maru
  • Luciano Vergaro
  • Carlo Tarmati
  • Valeria Bruni Tedeschi

Director: Alice Rohrwacher

Writer: Alice Rohrwacher

Official synopsis

“Follow the rebellious girls of a Catholic boarding school before Christmas, a time of war and scarcity.”

Other details

Italian author Elsa Morante’s letter to a friend served as the basis for the film.


The clip shows adolescent girls being coerced into following a religious path while living with nuns in a strict Catholic boarding school.

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