La grande guerra

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La grande guerra


Director: Mario Monicelli
Subject: Age, Mario Monicelli, Furio Scarpelli, Luciano Vincenzoni
Screenplay: Age, Mario Monicelli, Luciano Vincenzoni
Photography: Giuseppe Rotunno
Music: Nino Rota
Editing: Adriana Novelli
Scenography: Mario Garbuglia
Costumes: Danilo Donati
Cast: Vittorio Gassman, Silvana Mangano, Alberto Sordi
Production: Dino De Laurentiis
Distribution: De Laurentiis
Year: 1959
Country: Italy

Running Time: 135′

Oreste Jacovacci, a Roman guard, has promised Giovanni Busacca, a conscript from Milan, that he will help him dodge military service if he pays him. Giovanni, however, is declared fit and he starts looking for Oreste to teach him a lesson. When they meet at the front they become friends and they try to avoid in every way the dangers of war.