The Rose Tattoo Reviews

March 30, 2020
Neither in writing or performance is [Burt Lancaster's] character anything more than a static prototype.
October 20, 2006
To conform to the Code, Daniel Mann's version scaled down the raw sexuality in Tennessee Williams' play. In the original work, it was raw passion, but in the film desire is approved only if it leads to marriage.
November 19, 2004
October 31, 2004
Anna Magnani shines ... but the stagebound feel of the film, and especially some wretched overacting by Burt Lancaster, almost sink it.
May 14, 2004
September 19, 2003