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Two Colonels (1963)

I due colonnelli (original title)
During the WWII Italians and English occupy alternatively a village between the Albanian and Grecian borders. It happens so often that, not only they use the same Hotel (the Iris) as ... See full summary »

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Colonnello Di Maggio
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Colonello Timothy Henderson
Nino Taranto ...
Sergente Quaglia
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Iride
Toni Ucci ...
Mazzetta
Adriana Facchetti ...
Penelope
Nino Terzo ...
Soldato La Padula
Francis Lane ...
Sergente McIntyre
Sergio Bixio ...
Soldato Giobatta
Giancarlo Maestri
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German General
Andrea Scotti
Nino Nini
Adriano Buzzanca ...
Partigiano greco
Antonio Devi
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During the WWII Italians and English occupy alternatively a village between the Albanian and Grecian borders. It happens so often that, not only they use the same Hotel (the Iris) as headquarters, but also they find the time to build up a kind of friendship relation. In fact the two colonels, the Italian Col. Di Maggio and the English Henderson save each other their life. But one day German army orders to Di Maggio a massive bombing in order to destroy completely the village, killing all its occupants and inhabitants, including the girls for which the Italians fallen in love. Di Maggio refuses and is sentenced to death. It is just the night before the famous September the 8th 1943. Written by 1felco

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Italian censorship visa # 39088 delivered on 18-12-1962. See more »

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the clash
5 May 2017 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

the clash between different mentalities. naive, seductive, adorable. first, of course, for the performance of Toto. than, for the wise way to present the modern war in a...Medieval knight. and for the remember of basic moral virtues. in fresh manner. in gentle way. because, in essence, it is a film about people. only about people. ironic, wise, honest, almost poetic. and this is the great virtue of a film who remains great against the passing time as a moral lesson and noble message about the real important things.


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