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    Bitter Rice (Lux Film, 1949). Italian Poster (27.25" X 39.5").
    Produced by Dino De Laurentiis and directed by Giuseppe De Santis, this earthy tale of women field workers in post-war Italy is one of the great landmark films of the neo-realist movement, and earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Writing. Silvana Mangano stars as a tempestuous rice worker who is loved by the good Marco (Raf Vallone), and by a small-time criminal, Walter (Vittorio Gassman). She ultimately chooses the wrong man, which leads to tragedy for herself and the other women of the story, including Walter's long suffering girlfriend, Francesca (Doris Dowling). This poster has been professionally restored to address small chips in the right border, and two tears at the left edge --one in the credits area and one in the title. There is a horizontal tear in the bottom border, pinholes in the corners, crossfold separations, and fold wear with small areas of paper loss. Although not released in the U.S. until 1950, we are proud to offer here for the first time, the Italian 1949 original release poster. A truly special country-of-origin item, with artwork by Dante Manno, featuring the stunning Mangano in red, with all of the drama and other characters swirling around her. Fine on Linen.


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