Desert Commandos

Desert Commandos (Italian: Attentato ai tre grandi) is a 1967 war film set during World War II in Morocco where it was filmed. The Italian title (Attack on the Big Three) refers to a German commando group with a mission to assassinate Churchill, Roosevelt and de Gaulle at the Casablanca Conference.

Desert Commandos
Desert-Commandos-poster.jpg
Italian film poster
Directed byUmberto Lenzi
Screenplay byUmberto Lenzi[1]
Story byUmberto Lenzi[1]
Starring
Music byAngelo Francesco Lavagnino[1]
CinematographyCarlo Carlini[1]
Edited byEugenio Alabiso[1]
Production
companies
  • PEA
  • Constantin Film
  • Films Ege[1]
Distributed byPEA
Constantin Film
Release date
  • 15 March 1968 (1968-03-15) (West Germany)
Running time
96 minutes[1]
Countries
  • Italy
  • France
  • West Germany[1]

The film is a character-based drama that focuses on the German soldiers' various drives and conflicts during encounters with Tuareg nomads, and French and American soldiers.

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The film was released in West Germany on March 15, 1968 as Fünf gegen Casablanca.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Cowie & Elley 1977, p. 300.
  2. ^ "Fünf gegen Casablanca". Filmportal.de. Retrieved July 30, 2017.

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