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The Good War (2002)

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96 min | Drama, History, War

Based on a true story its the untold story of Italian World War II POW"S in Jan 1946. Luca Zingaretti stars as one of over 50,000 Italian Prisoners of War detained at POW camps in the U.S. Roy Scheider stars as Colonel Gartner, the ...See moreBased on a true story its the untold story of Italian World War II POW"S in Jan 1946. Luca Zingaretti stars as one of over 50,000 Italian Prisoners of War detained at POW camps in the U.S. Roy Scheider stars as Colonel Gartner, the Commander of the camp. Things take a turn for the worse when Manin is brought back from his most recent escape by a patrol force, only to realize that the camp has been evacuated while he was gone. Gartner is forced to keep Manin at the camp until another patrol force can come pick him up. However, no one ever comes. The phone lines get cut, and the two men realize they are completely isolated from the outside world. It is up to each man now to escape the camp.An untold and rarely known fact of US held Italian POW"S Written by RdeMetz See less
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Eva Desideri (as Ewa Maria Dejna) | Osvaldo Desideri
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$ 2,200,000
Gross (World)
$ 22,885
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Release date
Nov 30, 2004 (United States)

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17 cast members
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Roy Scheider
Colonel Gartner Colonel Gartner   See fewer
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Robert Farrior
Lt. Donovan Lt. Donovan   See fewer
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Luca Zingaretti
Luigi Manin Luigi Manin   See fewer
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Vincent Riotta
Italian POW Italian POW   See fewer
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Sue Cremin
Betty Betty   See fewer
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Mario Opinato
Lieutenant Carlo TicinĂ  Lieutenant Carlo TicinĂ    See fewer
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Christo Jivkov
Gartner's Son Gartner's Son   See fewer
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Nikolay Mutafchiev
American Commander American Commander   See fewer
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Laura Serafini
Farmer's Daughter Farmer's Daughter   See fewer
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Nick Loeb
Lieutenant Trench (as Nicholas M. Loeb) Lieutenant Trench (as Nicholas M. Loeb)   See fewer
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Giorgio Serafini
Paolo (uncredited) Paolo (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.1 / 10 | 179 votes