ANNA MAGNANIAntidiva for excellence, Anna Magnani was a key figure of Italian neorealism, playing with the inimitable character of the commoner fiery and foul-mouthed, but at the same time sensitive and generous, the embodiment of the genuine values of an Italy minore.I characters are characterized by its fiery temper and passionate, but also capable of moving and unpredictable sweetness, the not suit perfectly. Anna Magnani is remembered that his unparalleled and passionate human energy, which sometimes flowed into the blood manifestations of anger or affection, and that the distinguished, as well as incomparable interpreter, as a woman strong and sensitive, although deeply tormentata.Nata March 7 1908 although some sources do arise in Alexandria, Anna Magnani has always claimed to be born in Rome, the city from which it took all his great passion and his boundless fortitude. Brought up by her maternal grandmother in dire poverty, Anna Magnani begins very early to sing in cabarets and nightclubs Romans and simultaneously studied at the Academy of Art Drammatica.Tra 1929 and 1932 working in the theater company directed by Dario Niccodemi and in 1934 passed the rivista.Diviene soon one of the most popular names of the Italian theater light. Work with Vittorio De Sica and starring Totò, with whom he starred in numerous magazines, such as “When you least expect it” (1940) and “Volumineide” (1942), both of Michael Galdieri. In the film reveals in the film “Teresa Friday” (1941), Vittorio De Sica, where he plays a bizarre entertainer. Following interpret some light comedies (“Campo de ‘Fiori”, 1943 “The last wheelchair,” 1944; “Quartet crazy”, 1945), until it comes to its full revelation in the neo-realist film “Open City” ( 1945) by Roberto Rossellini, with whom he had a stormy relationship but intense amorosa.In latter film Anna Magnani turns out performer with a remarkable how painful sensitivity, in part by Pina, a Roman who was killed while trying to reach the truck on which her man is about to be deported by the Nazis. In addition to an extraordinary Aldo Fabrizi, Anna Magnani is the redemption of a people, through its great human and moral qualities, so much so that his performance will earn the first of his five Silver Ribbons. Neorealistic In triumph is a must to outline the shape of her commoner sassy, strong-willed, always safe and even violent in defense of the right values, through his good-natured vehemence. The apotheosis of this characterization is “Mrs Angelina” (1947) by Luigi Zampa, in which she plays a woman township “called” to politics, to represent the interests of poor people as Rossellini lei.Nel 1948 calls for interpret the episode The human voice (taken by the Single Jean Cocteau) of the film “Love” (1948), in which the actress engages in a passionate and anguished soliloquy, a great piece of skill of interpretation, the phone call from a woman abandoned by her. In 1951 another major role: that of the frustrated woman who sends her illusions shattered dreams the impossible and his film career of his daughter, even at the cost of putting her marriage in crisis, in ‘bitter “Beautiful” (1951) by Luchino Visconti. Although this film is worth a deserved silver ribbon., 1955 is the year in which Anna Magnani won even the Oscar for her performance in the film by Daniel Mann, “The Rose Tattoo” (The Rose Tattoo, 1955), with Burt Lancaster, based on the novel by Tennessee Williams. Following will be the interpreter of medium-high quality films, such as “Sister Joy” (1956), “In the city of Hell” (1958) and “Laughter of Joy” (1960), the first and only film that sees the next to his old stage Totò.Nel Magnani took part in the 1962 film “Mamma Roma” by Pier Paolo Pasolini, a film just succeed, that the forces within the terms of a dreamy and Brechtian representation by strolling in exasperation. The 60s did not offer so much cinematically, so Anna Magnani plunges back into the theater, playing “The wolf” Verga, directed by Franco Zeffirelli, and “Medea” Anhouil, directed by Giancarlo Menotti, who see it triumph of all the great stages of Europe. But here in recent years Anna Magnani lives another wonderful artistic experience, that of television. Between 1971 and 1973, played four gorgeous TV movie written and directed by Alfredo Riannetti, such as “La chanteuse”, “1943 meeting”, “Car” and “… it was the year of grace 1870″ His last, brief appearance on screen was in the film “Rome” (1972) by Federico Fellini, in part if stessa.L ‘Roman actress had a son by the actor Massimo Serato. The boy had been stricken with polio and his mother had devoted the rest of his life to take care of him. The great Anna Magnani died of cancer in Rome September 26, 1973, at the age of sixty-five, assisted until the last dall’adorato son Luke. (Http://biografieonline.it/)