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Original Title

Il deserto dei Tartari

Movie Facts

Status: Released

Runtime: 140

Budget: $0

Revenue: $0

Language: it

Webpage: -

Release Info

  • 1976-01-01
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  • The Desert of the Tartars
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Overview

As his first assignment, lieutenant Drogo is sent to an isolated fortress on the borders of a desert and of a range of high mountains. The mission of the garrison is to prevent a possible incursion by the fearsome Tartars, coming from beyond the desert. Some fellow officers are eagerly awaiting an attack; some no longer want to believe in it; others take advantage of the vague threat to further their career. All of them are sacrificing everything -- health, youth, friends, family -- for a distant military ideal: leading the defence against the onslaught of the enemy. But in the vast emptiness surrounding the fortress, nobody has ever sighted the Tartars... Written by Eduardo Casais

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Director: Valerio Zurlini

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Vittorio Gassman

Vittorio Gassman
as Filimore

Giuliano Gemma

Giuliano Gemma
as Mattis

Philippe Noiret

Philippe Noiret
as General

Francisco Rabal

Francisco Rabal
as Tronk

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