The River Girl

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The River Girl
The River Girl poster.jpg
Directed byMario Soldati
Produced byCarlo Ponti
Dino De Laurentiis
Basilio Franchina
Written byAntonio Altoviti
Giorgio Bassani
Basilio Franchina
Pier Paolo Pasolini
Mario Soldati
Florestano Vancini
Ben Zavin
StarringSophia Loren
Music byAngelo Francesco Lavagnino
Armando Trovajoli
CinematographyRoberto Gerardi
Otello Martelli
Edited byLeo Catozzo
Distributed byLux Film and Minerva Film (Italy)
Columbia Pictures (United States)
Release date
29 December 1954 (Italy)
18 December 1957 (United States)
Running time
105 minutes

The River Girl (Italian: La donna del fiume) is a 1954 Italian melodrama film directed by Mario Soldati and starring Sophia Loren, Gérard Oury and Rik Battaglia.[1]


After discovering that she is pregnant, a peasant girl is deserted by her lover. In revenge she reports him to the police and customs officers for smuggling.[2]




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