Bitter Smile


A nightingale, divine and ineffable. Silvana Mangano—sex symbol, happy diva and wife of an established producer. However, only one side of her—the brighter part—was known, but behind a mask of wealth and beauty she managed to hide that deep shadow of her soul. A documentary that reveals the dark corners of the great diva, through the stories of friends, family, actors and writers who touched her life, her film sets and her dreams.


Year: 2009

Duration: 60'

Duration: Maite Carpio

Channel: Rai Educational