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Silvana Mangano in Riso Amaro (1949)

Dutch postcard by Centrafilm, Dordrecht. Photo: Silvana Mangano in Riso amaro/Bitter Rice (Giuseppe de Santis, 1949). Collection: Egbert Barten.

 

Beautiful Italian film star Silvana Mangano (1930-1989) is best remembered as the sexy rice picker in Bitter Rice (1949), and as Tadzio’s elegant mother in Death in Venice (1971).

 

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