Bellissima Movie Review 1951

Information and Film Reviews for Bellissima the Movie

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A woman living in an Italian tenement has unrealistic goals for her plain but endearing daughter when a famous director begins casting a role designed for a child. The mother's maternal fury and collision with reality highlight a poignant film. Italian with subtitles.


The Cinema Guild, 130 Madison Ave., New York, NY 10016-7038, Phone: (212)685-6242, Toll-free: 800-723-5522, Fax: (212)685-4717, Email:, URL:, Remarks: Some programs available in PAL & SECAM.

Available on VHS
Running time 130 minutes.
Originally from Italian.

Cast and Crew

Monster Moms, Rome--Modern
Luchino Visconti, Cesare Zavattini, Francesco Rosi, Suso Cecchi D'Amico
Anna Magnani, Walter Chiari, Alessandro Blasetti, Tina Apicella, Gastone Renzelli
Piero Portalupi, Paul Ronald
Luchino Visconti
Hobel Leiterman Productions

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