‘My Place Is Here’ directors on women’s rights in post war Italy

What is striking about the film is that despite the fact that Marta is helped by others, she at last liberates herself. "It must be Marta's choice to stand firm and say, 'Alright, I can't depend on the Socialist Coalition, the Congregation or Lorenzo. On the off chance that I need this, I need to do it without anyone else's help," Porto said.