Pearls of cinema: 15 Italian actresses who are admirableBy Pictolic https://pictolic.com/en/article/pearls-of-cinema-15-italian-actresses-who-are-admirable
Claudia Cardinale, an Italian actress, public figure and beauty, was born on April 15. On the birthday of a wonderful Italian woman, we offer to recall a whole galaxy of pearls of Italian cinema, charming actresses who are worthy of admiration.
You can love Italian cinema for a lot, but its main attraction were and still are actresses. These bright, unique women, who have conquered the hearts of millions of people, have become an enduring standard of beauty and femininity.
One of the most famous and beloved actresses of our time, a recognized sex symbol of the XX century, the object of passionate lust of hundreds of millions of men and the object of burning envy of the absolute majority of women. This year, this eternal diva of Italian cinema turned 83 years old. Sophia Loren is always in the first place, whether we are talking about female beauty or talent.
Bellucci started her career in the modeling business. But since 1990, she began acting in films. The role of the vampire bride in the film "Dracula" brought her world fame. And for the film "Apartment" Monica received the Cesar Award. During the filming of this picture, she met her future husband Vincent Cassel, from whom she later gave birth to two daughters.
Ornella Muti is the standard of female beauty. She started acting at the age of 15. She is known for the films "The Taming of the Shrew", "Flash Gordon", "The most Beautiful Wife". Ornella even starred in the Soviet movie "Life is Beautiful" directed by Chukhrai. She was married twice, mother of three children. In an interview, Ornella said that after the filming is over, she remains alone with herself and the woman to whom she "gave" her face, nerves, tears and a smile yesterday.
Gina Lollobrigida is a vivid example of Mediterranean beauty, hot, wild and passionate. Her surprisingly feminine figure and excellent acting skills made her an international star, nicknamed the Italian Volcano. Gina became known all over the world thanks to her amazing performance in such paintings as "Fanfan-Tulip" and "Notre Dame Cathedral". For her achievements, she was awarded the Honorary Order of Merit for the Italian Republic. She was married once, the marriage lasted 19 years.
Italian actress, twin sister of actress Marisa Pavan. During her short life, Pierre Angeli played 33 film roles. After the first roles, she began to receive the highest ratings from film critics, who compared her beauty and talent with the talent and beauty of Greta Garbo.
This movie actress and model is known for her charming beauty. She became successful both in cinema and in the modeling business. Her most famous works are "Blue Velvet", "Napoleon", "Odyssey". In the early 90s, Isabella was the standard of prosperity for a woman "over forty". In addition to her acting career, Isabella writes books and is the face of a well-known cosmetics company. The actress' first husband is director Martin Scorsese.
An Italian actress, film director, screenwriter, writer and singer — this woman is more than multifaceted. Asia is the daughter of the respected Italian director Dario Argento, which once again proves that acting talent is inherited. Today she is one of the most sought-after actresses in Italian and European cinema.
The brightest star of post-war Italian cinema, Alida Valli starred in the films of almost all the great Italian directors: Visconti, Bertolucci, Pasolini, Argento, Antonioni. Each of her roles has become a classic of Italian cinema. The audience was amazed by the expressive and bright face of the actress. She became popular thanks to her roles in the films "We, the Living", "Feelings", "Eyes without a face". Her film partner was Alain Delon. She died at the age of 84.
The star of silent films, where she played more than 100 roles, but managed to shoot in sound films, including the famous "Twentieth Century" Bertolucci. She can be called the first movie star of the world scale. She did not act for long, about 10 years, but during this time she became a real Diva of the film industry. Famous films: "Assunta Spina", "The Story of Pierrot". Her husband was Alfred Cartier, and Francesca lived for almost 100 years.
Italian actress, born in Tunisia. She starred in more than a hundred films, the most famous of which are "Don't drive the Wave", "The Pink Panther", "Jesus of Nazareth". She was awarded the Legion of Honor.
Marina made her film debut in 1941 and for She has played about a hundred roles in films and TV series during her career. A very beautiful actress, she achieved popularity thanks to her roles in the historical films "Kamo Gryadeshi" and "Ben-Hur". Today, every fan of classic Italian cinema knows her.
Anna made her film debut in 1928. She can deservedly be called one of the greatest Italian actresses. Playwright Tennessee Williams wrote the play "The Tattooed Rose" for her. For the film based on this play, she received an Oscar and a Golden Globe. She also has the main prizes of the Venice and Berlin Film Festivals for best actress. There is a star named after her on the Hollywood Walk of Stars. The first Italian actress to win an Oscar. She gained worldwide fame thanks to the paintings of the famous director Roberto Rossellini — "Rome, the open city", "Love".
She began her career in the film "Without Pity", where she brilliantly played the role of a simple-minded prostitute. For this debut, the actress received the Silver Ribbon Award. Her husband was the famous director Federico Fellini. Their romance can be called love to the grave. Juliet survived her husband by only a few months.
The star of Bernardo Bertolucci's cult films The Conformist and The Twentieth Century, Stefania began her acting career as just a beautiful girl, but in the middle of her career she played in Tinto Brass's candid film The Key and was able to become a very serious actress. Not skinny, but chiseled like a statuette, she is still a wonderfully beautiful woman. And from the 60s to the 90s she was a real sex bomb. Sensuality has always been combined in Stefania Sandrelli with childlike innocence and feline grace.
Rising star Katerina started her career as a model in Milan, and then got on television. Fame brought her the main role in the French comedy "Corsican", where she starred with Frenchman Jean Renaud. And a few years later, in 2006, Katerina became a Bond girl in the movie Casino Royale. To date, she has starred in almost three dozen films and more than a dozen television films, among which there are Italian, French and American projects.