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The Rose Tattoo (1955)

117 min - Drama, Romance - 12 December 1955
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Based on a play by Tennessee Williams, this classic drama centers on Serafina (Anna Magnani), a widowed Sicilian woman living in the American South who is left devastated by the death of her husband. Grief turns her into a recluse, however she is drawn back into the world when she learns of her late husband's infidelities. Meanwhile, the arrival of a new lodger, handsome truck driver Alvaro (Burt Lancaster), offers hope of a new love in her life.

Director:  Daniel Mann
Stars:  Anna Magnani, Burt Lancaster, Ben Cooper, Marisa Pavan, Virginia Grey, Jo Van Fleet, Sandro Giglio, Mimi Aguglia, Florence Sundstrom

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Storyline

Based on a play by Tennessee Williams, this classic drama centers on Serafina (Anna Magnani), a widowed Sicilian woman living in the American South who is left devastated by the death of her husband. Grief turns her into a recluse, however she is drawn back into the world when she learns of her late husband's infidelities. Meanwhile, the arrival of a new lodger, handsome truck driver Alvaro (Burt Lancaster), offers hope of a new love in her life.



Tagline: The boldest story of love you have ever been permitted to see! Seething with realism and frankness!

Genres: Drama, Romance

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Language:  English
Release Date:  12 December 1955

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Paramount Pictures

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 57 min

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