World War II: Focus on the Italian view

by Burgwaechterchen | created - 02 May 2012 | updated - 26 Oct 2017 | Public

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1. Mediterraneo (1991)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, War

In WW2, an Italian Army unit of misfits occupies an isolated non-strategic Greek island for the duration of the war.

Director: Gabriele Salvatores | Stars: Diego Abatantuono, Claudio Bigagli, Giuseppe Cederna, Claudio Bisio

Votes: 13,047 | Gross: $4.53M

2. El Alamein - The Line of Fire (2002)

117 min | Drama, War

War seen through the eyes of Serra, a university student from Palermo who volunteers in 1942 to fight in Africa. He is assigned to the Pavia Division on the southern line in Egypt. Rommel ... See full summary »

Director: Enzo Monteleone | Stars: Paolo Briguglia, Pierfrancesco Favino, Luciano Scarpa, Emilio Solfrizzi

Votes: 1,655

3. Malena (2000)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

54 Metascore

Amidst the war climate, a teenage boy discovering himself becomes love-stricken by Malèna, a sensual woman living in a small, narrow-minded Italian town.

Director: Giuseppe Tornatore | Stars: Monica Bellucci, Giuseppe Sulfaro, Luciano Federico, Matilde Piana

Votes: 84,446 | Gross: $3.43M

4. The Night of the Shooting Stars (1982)

R | 107 min | Drama, Romance, War

In 1944, the residents of a small Italian town under Axis control flee their homes to seek out the liberating Allied forces.

Directors: Paolo Taviani, Vittorio Taviani | Stars: Omero Antonutti, Margarita Lozano, Claudio Bigagli, Miriam Guidelli

Votes: 3,611

5. The Little World of Don Camillo (1952)

107 min | Comedy

A determined priest and a Communist mayor develop a grudging friendship in spite of their official rivalry.

Director: Julien Duvivier | Stars: Fernandel, Gino Cervi, Vera Talchi, Franco Interlenghi

Votes: 3,787

6. Tea with Mussolini (1999)

PG | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, War

53 Metascore

An orphaned Italian boy is raised amongst a circle of British and American women living in Mussolini's Italy before and during World War II.

Director: Franco Zeffirelli | Stars: Maggie Smith, Judi Dench, Joan Plowright, Cher

Votes: 10,667 | Gross: $14.35M

7. Captain Corelli's Mandolin (2001)

R | 131 min | Drama, Music, Romance

36 Metascore

When a fisherman leaves to fight with the Greek army during World War II, his fiancée falls in love with the local Italian commander.

Director: John Madden | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Penélope Cruz, John Hurt, Christian Bale

Votes: 32,034 | Gross: $25.54M

8. 1900 (1976)

Unrated | 317 min | Drama, History

70 Metascore

The epic tale of a class struggle in twentieth century Italy, as seen through the eyes of two childhood friends on opposing sides.

Director: Bernardo Bertolucci | Stars: Robert De Niro, Gérard Depardieu, Dominique Sanda, Francesca Bertini

Votes: 21,293

9. Vincere (2009)

Unrated | 128 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

85 Metascore

The story of Mussolini's secret lover, Ida Dalser, and their son Albino.

Director: Marco Bellocchio | Stars: Giovanna Mezzogiorno, Filippo Timi, Fausto Russo Alesi, Michela Cescon

Votes: 5,131 | Gross: $0.62M

10. Mussolini and I (1985)

120 min | Biography, Drama, War

A compelling drama and documentary chronicling the life and death of Il Duce (Bob Hoskins), from his days as a terrorist, to his alliance with Hitler, to the betrayal of his son-in-law, and untimely demise.

Stars: Susan Sarandon, Anthony Hopkins, Bob Hoskins, Annie Girardot

Votes: 341

11. The Last 4 Days (1974)

PG | 91 min | Biography, Drama, History

In 1945, the dictator of fascist Italy and Hitler's close ally Benito Mussolini faces defeat. In a desperate attempt to avoid capture, he tries to flee the country with his lover Claretta Petacci, but Italian partisans are on their tail.

Director: Carlo Lizzani | Stars: Rod Steiger, Franco Nero, Lisa Gastoni, Lino Capolicchio

Votes: 594

13. The Truce (1997)

R | 125 min | Drama, War

Based on Primo Levi's autobiographical "The Reawakening".

Director: Francesco Rosi | Stars: John Turturro, Rade Serbedzija, Massimo Ghini, Stefano Dionisi

Votes: 1,532 | Gross: $0.07M

14. Hidden Children (2004 TV Movie)

200 min | Drama, War

This is a true story about forty Jewish children on their way to Palestine, who were blocked by the German and Italian occupation of Yugoslavia in 1941. Before finding a haven at Villa Emma... See full summary »

Director: Leone Pompucci | Stars: Ken Duken, Jasmine Trinca, Ennio Fantastichini, Toni Bertorelli

Votes: 95

15. Life Is Beautiful (1997)

PG-13 | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

59 Metascore

When an open-minded Jewish librarian and his son become victims of the Holocaust, he uses a perfect mixture of will, humor, and imagination to protect his son from the dangers around their camp.

Director: Roberto Benigni | Stars: Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi, Giorgio Cantarini, Giustino Durano

Votes: 586,219 | Gross: $57.60M



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