Not Rated | | Drama
A care-free girl is sold to a traveling entertainer, consequently enduring physical and emotional pain along the way.
Dino De Laurentiis and Carlo Ponti originally wanted Silvana Mangano, Dino's wife, and Burt Lancaster as the leads.
You want to go with Zampanò and take Rosa's place? He'll teach you a trade. You'll earn some money. And one less mouth to feed around here wouldn't be bad.
The bonnet of The Fool's car is up as he repairs the tire and during the fight with Zampanò. When Zampanò pushes the car over the edge, it is closed.
The German theatrical version was cut by about 6 minutes to speed up the films pacing. DVD release also contains the Italian uncut version as a bonus feature.