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  • Marisa Pavan

    Born on June 19, 1932 in Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy

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The Rose Tattoo (1955)

Marisa Pavan as "Rosa Delle Rose"

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.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1956) Nominated Foreign Actress
Academy Award (1955) Nominated Best Supporting Actress
Golden Globe (1955) Won Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

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