8.0/10
52
3 user

Tre donne - La sciantosa (1971)

Reviews

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

1870 (TV Movie 1972)
Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Rome, 1870. Opponents of the church power are being sent to prison. Some of the exhausted prisoners are asking for the mercy of Pope. Others, like Augusto Parenti, prefer to fight for their... See full summary »

Director: Alfredo Giannetti
Stars: Anna Magnani, Marcello Mastroianni, Mario Carotenuto
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

On New Year's Eve, an insecure, struggling actress (Anna Magnani) has nothing to do. When a colleague invites her to a New Year's party, she jumps at the opportunity. Accidentally she runs ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Monicelli
Stars: Anna Magnani, Totò, Ben Gazzara
Bellissima (1951)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A woman from the low class desperately tries to get her daughter into the movies.

Director: Luchino Visconti
Stars: Anna Magnani, Walter Chiari, Tina Apicella
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Director: Alfredo Giannetti
Stars: Anna Magnani, Enrico Maria Salerno, Ivan Angeli
Tre donne - L'automobile (TV Movie 1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Director: Alfredo Giannetti
Stars: Anna Magnani, Vittorio Caprioli, Christian Hay
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A harsh study about the grim realities of life in a non-coed, totally female prison environment. Story concerns a young girl who comes to prison and experiences the entire prison subculture... See full summary »

Director: Renato Castellani
Stars: Anna Magnani, Giulietta Masina, Cristina Gaioni
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

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 ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Mann
Stars: Anna Magnani, Burt Lancaster, Marisa Pavan
Vulcano (1950)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

While awaiting Production Code seal approval in the USA this Italian-made production went through three American distributors in three years; first Motion Picture Sales Corporation that ... See full summary »

Director: William Dieterle
Stars: Anna Magnani, Rossano Brazzi, Geraldine Brooks
Made in Italy (1965)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A group of Italians take a flight to Sweden - but among them there are the tourists, and the immigrants. Two bourgeois couples choose a typical Italian restaurant by its name, 'La Trattoria... See full summary »

Director: Nanni Loy
Stars: Renzo Marignano, Claudio Gora, Marina Berti
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A rowdy woman is so forceful that she outdoes her husband in a loud cry against speculators who refuse poor people entrance to a block of new apartments, built after WW2. Without noticing ... See full summary »

Director: Luigi Zampa
Stars: Anna Magnani, Nando Bruno, Ave Ninchi
Comedy | Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

During WWII in Italy, a wine producing village hide a million bottles from the Germans

Director: Stanley Kramer
Stars: Anthony Quinn, Anna Magnani, Virna Lisi
Full Speed (1934)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A meek professor is swept over his feet by a very vivacious girl.

Director: Mario Mattoli
Stars: Vittorio De Sica, Milly, Camillo Pilotto
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
...
Flora Torres
Massimo Ranieri ...
Tonino
Rosita Pisano ...
Cristina
Nico Pepe
Mario Molli
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

tv movie | See All (1) »

Genres:

Drama | War

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

26 September 1971 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

Az énekesnő  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Anna Magnani is a "sciantosa"
10 September 2010 | by (Brazil) – See all my reviews

La Sciantosa is part of a project created by writer/director Alfredo Gianetti for the Italian TV. The objective was to portrait a hundred years of Italian history through three movies, all of them with Anna Magnani. The other two are "1943: un incontro" and "L'autmobile".

In this first movie, La Magnani is Flora Torres, a "sciantosa" (kind of a small stage diva) who is forgotten during the WWI, living only to remember her past glory. One day she receives a letter to present herself to the high command. There, Flora is called to go to the front and entertain the troops.

Along with her maid Cristina, Flora goes to the front. There they are welcomed by the young private Tonino (Massimo Ranieri). Flora starts to act like a prima donna, making absurd demands to everyone. But when she is about to present herself, the vision of the wounded soldiers makes her change her way.

I must admit that, although I love the movie until it's climax, I didn't like the very last scene. But this is a case where the journey is better than the destine. Especially if the journey is beside la Magnani.


5 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?