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Desert Commandos (1967)
"Attentato ai tre grandi" (original title)

 -  Adventure | Drama | War  -  1976 (USA)
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German commandos are dropped behind enemy lines in the Sahara Desert tasked with getting to Casablanca in an assassination attempt on allied leaders.

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Capt. Fritz Schöller
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Lt. Roland Wolf
Jeanne Valérie ...
Faddja Hassen
Carlo Hinterman ...
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Howard Ross ...
Willy Mainz
Franco Fantasia ...
Major Dalio
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Cpl. Hans Ludwig
Fabienne Dali ...
Simone
Tom Felleghy ...
Colonel Ross
John Stacy ...
Sir Bryan
Giovanni Ivan Scratuglia ...
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Gianni Rizzo ...
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German commandos are dropped behind enemy lines in the Sahara Desert tasked with getting to Casablanca in an assassination attempt on allied leaders.

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A taste of frustration...
3 December 2005 | by (France) – See all my reviews

Splendid plot idea, but a little more work on it might have made the difference: some scenes are just too simplistic; when they enter the house of the French officer's mistress, it doesn't ring "true". The desert scenes are nice but a little more camera and light work might have made them beautiful. WW II movie directors who use modern hardware are killing me: for obvious financial reasons, he probably rented the equipment on the site from the Moroccan army: the aircraft, a Max Holste Broussard, was designed in the fifties; there wasn't a single WWII vintage tank: they were either Creusot-Loire AMX-13 or Panhard armored vehicles, designed in the fifties. It's a pity.


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