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    Musical labor clash in the Po valley rice fields, the contract girls led by Silvana (Mangano), resenting the speedy "illegals," led by her friend Francesca (Doris Dowling), in Giuseppe de Santis' Riso Amaro, a.k.a. Bitter Rice, 1949.

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Bitter Rice (Riso Amaro) -- (Movie Clip) That's How They Betray Us
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