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341 Ratings


Directed by Gabriele Salvatores
Italy, 1991
Comedy, Romance


An enchanting story about a group of Italian sailors who are sent to invade a remote Greek island during World War II, but become stranded and forgotten by the Italian military. Soon they realize they’re not stuck in such a bad place…

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Mediterraneo Directed by Gabriele Salvatores

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1992 | Winner: Best Foreign Language Film

National Board of Review

1992 | Winner: Top Foreign Films

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

1992 | Winner: Best Director

1992 | 5 nominations including: Best Actor

David di Donatello Awards

1991 | 3 wins including: Best Film

1991 | 9 nominations including: Best Director

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