Mediterraneo
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Gabriele Salvatores' antiwar story Mediterraneo is set during World War II on a seemingly deserted island in the middle of the Aegean Sea. After their ship is sunk by the British, a unit of Italian soldiers finds refuge on the island, where they soon realize that the area is not deserted after all--its citizens have merely gone into hiding after believing they were under German attack; indeed, the Germans have already imprisoned all of the village's young men. As the brigade of soldiers, led by one Lt. Montini (Claudio Bigagli), becomes ingrained into island life, they begin repainting… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 77%

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"Shows how easily men give up the rigors of war for the delights of relaxation and camaraderie."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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