The River Girl

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The River Girl
The River Girl poster.jpg
Directed by Mario Soldati
Produced by Carlo Ponti
Dino De Laurentiis
Basilio Franchina
Written by Antonio Altoviti
Giorgio Bassani
Basilio Franchina
Pier Paolo Pasolini
Mario Soldati
Florestano Vancini
Ben Zavin
Starring Sophia Loren
Music by Angelo Francesco Lavagnino
Armando Trovajoli
Cinematography Roberto Gerardi
Otello Martelli
Edited by Leo Catozzo
Distributed by Lux Film and Minerva Film (Italy)
Columbia Pictures (United States)
Release date
29 December 1954 (Italy)
18 December 1957 (United States)
Running time
105 minutes
Country Italy
Language Italian

The River Girl (Italian: La donna del fiume) is a 1955 Italian drama film directed by Mario Soldati and starring Sophia Loren, Gérard Oury and Rik Battaglia.[1] It was released by Columbia Pictures in the United States.


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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