The Rose Tattoo
- Original title
The Rose Tattoo
- Running time
- 117 min.
- United States
Tennessee Williams, Hal Kanter (Play: Tennessee Williams)
James Wong Howe (B&W)
Jo Van Fleet,
Paramount Pictures; Producer: Hal B. Wallis
- Movie Groups
Tennessee Williams Adaptations
- Synopsis / Plot
- An Italian-American neighborhood in Louisiana is disturbed when truck driver Rosario Delle Rose is killed by police while smuggling. His buxom widow Serafina miscarries, then over a period of years draws more and more into herself, trying to force her lovely teenaged daughter Rosa to do likewise. On one eventful day, Rose finally breaks away; Serafina learns of Rosario's affair with another woman; and a new carefree, handsome Italian truck driver enters her life...
: 3 Academy Awards: Actress (Magnani), Cinemat. B&W, Art Direction. 8 Nom.
: Golden Globes: Best Actress - Drama (Magnani) and Supp. Actress (Pavan)
: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Actress (Anna Magnani)
: National Board of Review: Top 10 Best Films and Actress (Magnani)
: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
: BAFTA Awards: Best Foreign Actress (Anna Magnani). 2 Nominations
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