Wednesday, March 24, 2010


64th Academy Awards: Best Foreign Film Winner
Directed by Gabriele Salvatores

Plot: A comedy about stereotypical Italian soldiers. Draftees almost to a man, they are inefficient, clumsy, romantics and dreamers. They are sent to guard the least strategic island in WWII. Where are the enemy? Not here, just an island of women and children. Rapidly their radio is broken and weapons stolen, what can they do but join in the local culture. They have everything an Italian soldier could want; drink, drugs, prostitutes, sun, sand and sea. What can they do but relax and wait for the war to end. (Written by Matthew Stanfield)

Theme: WWII, Comedy

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