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The Roses of the Desert

Le rose del deserto

Directed by Mario Monicelli
Italy, 2006
Comedy, War

Synopsis

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.

Synopsis

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.

The Roses of the DesertDirected byMario Monicelli

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Awards & Festivals

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Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists
2007 | 2 wins including: Best Supporting Actor
2007 | Nominee: Best Screenplay

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