Woman of the River


1h 35m 1958

Brief Synopsis

When peasant girl Nives (Sophia Loren) is deserted by smuggler Gino Lodi (Rik Battaglia), she betrays him to the police. Police officer Enzo Cinti (Gerard Oury), who loves Nives, traces her to the Po River cane-fields, where she is working as a cutter to support herself and an infant son, and warns her that Gino has escaped from prison and is seeking revenge. She rejects his offer to protect her. Gino finds Nives, mourning the drowning death of their son. He surrenders himself to the police and then walks at Nives' side in the funeral procession.

Film Details

Also Known As
Donna del Fiume
Release Date
1958
Distribution Company
Columbia Pictures

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 35m
Sound
Mono
Color
Color (Technicolor)

Synopsis

A girl working in a village factory is wooed by a local policeman, but her heart pines for a local fisherman/smuggler. She tells the latter that she is carrying his baby, and when he grows hostile, not wanting to believe her, she schemes some bad things for him.

Film Details

Also Known As
Donna del Fiume
Release Date
1958
Distribution Company
Columbia Pictures

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 35m
Sound
Mono
Color
Color (Technicolor)

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1958

dubbed

Released in United States 1958