Overview

A sanitary battalion of Italian Army is sent to Sorman oasis in Lybia during the Africa campaign in 1940. Soon an Italian missionary, living nearby, succeed to transform the occupation by Italian Army in a kind of humanitarian mission. In fact all the battalion is involved to help the local population. The war anyway goes on with no regards to human feelings. The "glorious" Fascist campaign is going to became a fast retreat.

  1. Mario Monicelli

    Director

  2. Suso Cecchi d'Amico

    Screenplay

  3. Alessandro Bencivenni

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Michele Placido

    Michele Placido

    Frate Simeone

  2. Alessandro Haber

    Alessandro Haber

    Maggiore Strucchi

  3. Giorgio Pasotti

    Giorgio Pasotti

    Tenente Salvi

  4. Claudio Bigagli

    Claudio Bigagli

    Soldato

  5. Moran Atias

    Moran Atias

    Aisha

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Le rose del deserto
Le rose del deserto

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Status Released

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  • January 1, 2006
    Theatrical

Original Language Italian

Runtime 1h 42m

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