This year marks 50 years since she appeared in Fellini's 8 1/2.
Cardinale enjoying a boat ride in Venice, 1967. She was first discovered at the Venice Film Festival in 1957, during a trip that she had won from a beauty contest in which she was crowned “The Most Beautiful Italian Girl in Tunisia.”
Here Cardinale is in full swing in the 1967 movie Don’t Make Waves, one of the few American movies in which she starred.
Here she is in a classic 60s-style dress, behind the scenes of Don’t Make Waves with the Scottish-American director Alexander Mackendrick.
Cardinale, at the height of her glamour, with Jean Sorel and Luchino Visconti in Venice, 1965.