The Roses of the Desert

(2009 Re-release)

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. In fact all the battalion is involved to help the local population. The war anyway goes on with no regards to human feelings. The "glorious" Fascist campaign is going to became a fast retreat.


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Summary Details
DistributorPrimer Plano Film Group
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4 theaters
Release DateJun 11, 2009
Running Time1 hr 42 min
GenresComedy War
In Release204 days/29 weeks
Widest Release4 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Jun 11-1414$6,695-4-$1,673$8,9461
Jun 18-2118$2,965-55.7%4-$741$13,2132
Jun 25-2819$2,282-23%3-1$760$16,6163
Jul 2-523$240-89.5%1-2$240$17,2594
Jul 9-1222$804+235%2+1$402$18,3065