The Roses of the Desert

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
DistributorMikado Film
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165 theaters
Release DateDec 1, 2006
Running Time1 hr 42 min
GenresComedy War
In Release396 days/56 weeks
Widest Release188 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Nov 30-Dec 36$504,490-165-$3,057$509,0831
Dec 7-107$603,490+19.6%188+23$3,210$1,345,8362
Dec 14-1712$137,283-77.3%96-92$1,430$1,582,4163
Dec 21-2414$28,663-79.1%23-73$1,246$1,669,0304
Dec 28-3115$46,830+63.4%19-4$2,464$1,795,7905
Jan 4-718$52,208+11.5%14-5$3,729$1,896,0646