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Il caimano del Piave (1951)

 -  Drama | War  -  7 March 1951 (Italy)
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It is 1917, the period of the First World War when Italy is fighting Austria-Hungary. Lucilla di Torrebruna leaves high school and returns to her father, a colonel in the cavalry, who lives... See full summary »

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Gino Cervi ...
Il colonnello di Torrebruna
Milly Vitale ...
Lucilla di Torrebruna
Frank Latimore ...
Franco
Francesco Golisano ...
Il contadino Ciampin Zoppo (as Geppa)
Harry Feist ...
Ufficiale austriaco
Carlo Croccolo ...
Esposito
Ludmilla Dudarova ...
Helene
Lilia Landi
Gianni Musy ...
Goffredo (as Gianni Glori)
Fausto Tozzi
Gina Falckenberg ...
Majda (as Gina Falkenberg)
Charles Rutherford
Nerio Bernardi
Carlo Mariotti
Gino Leurini ...
Goffredo
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It is 1917, the period of the First World War when Italy is fighting Austria-Hungary. Lucilla di Torrebruna leaves high school and returns to her father, a colonel in the cavalry, who lives at San Donà di Piave. He tells her that his next wife is going to be Helène, a foreign lady. Lucilla takes the news calmly, pleased that her father has found happiness, although she receives a somewhat cold indifference from her new stepmother. Franco, a young man from Trieste and an old college friend of Lucilla with whom he shares a mutual affection, gets through the Austrian lines and enrols with crack Italian corps, the bersaglieri. After the Battle of Caporetto, San Donà is occupied by the enemy and the Torrebruna villa becomes the Austrian headquarters. Now Helène reveals her true colours - she is an Austrian spy. Franco and the colonel organize counter-espionage operations. The colonel, disguised as a peasant, goes to gather information while Franco swims across the River Piave with the ... Written by Jim Marshall

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