The Roses of the Desert (2006)

01/01/2006 (IT) WarComedy 1h 42m


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


  2. Alessandro Bencivenni


  3. Suso Cecchi d'Amico


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


  5. Moran Atias

    Moran Atias


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The Roses of the Desert

Original Title Le rose del deserto

Status Released

Original Language Italian

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