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Bitter Rice

Remembering Maria Margotti (1915-1949)

(16 05 2009) Laura E. Ruberto

A rice worker, a partisan, a woman, a mother, Maria Margotti was killed sixty years ago by carabinieri during a strike on May 17, 1949.

“Bitter Rice”, “The Earth Trembles” and “The Italian/American State of Mind”(culture)

(04 03 2008) Tom Verso

In film literature, the essence of the Southern Question is dramatically demonstrated by the juxtaposition of two late 1940’s Italian films “Bitter Rice” and “The Earth...

Cinema Piemonte on the Streets of San Francisco

(16 02 2008) Laura E. Ruberto

"Riso amaro" is screening in San Francisco soon, leading me to post about one of my favorite films.

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