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    Reader comments on El Alamein

    Subject: Re: not really a war movie
    Date: Aug 24, 2003
    Sender: RiccardoPrevious | Next

    I saw the movie and since now I live in Egypt I went to visit El Alamein. I have to say that once there I had the feeling I already new the places I was visiting. I think the movie has been representing with high level of reality the struggle of the soldiers fighting against a non visible enemy in one of the hotest desert depresions. Difficult to imagine day light tank combats ... the night activity seems more realistic when trying to gain some meters of hard sand on a completly flat monocoloured land !!

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    Response to this comment:
    not really a war movie

    I saw the movie yesterday, I have to say it's not really a true war movie, but it looks like more a sort of doocumentary of the everyday life of the italian soldier in the african desert.

    I was dissapointed about the battle scene....only less than ten minutes and it was at night time.
    I would really enjoyed to see a battle with the Ariete tanks against the english. But we didn't seen any italian (or german) tank in the movie.

    Anyway good movie, but not really a war movie.
    But I hope we will see more and more Italian war movies telling us a "hidden" and anonymus story of WW2.

    Kenshiro






    Comment index:

  • not really a war movie   from Kenshiro, Jun 19, 2003
  • » Re: not really a war movie «   from Riccardo, Aug 24, 2003
  • Re: not really a war movie   from Marco, Oct 21, 2003
  • re: not really a war movie   from diego, Oct 27, 2003
  • EL ALAMEIN IN ENGLISH   from pvolini><br> E-mai, Nov 16, 2003
  • Re: EL ALAMEIN IN ENGLISH   from ostheer, Dec 17, 2003
  • Re: EL ALAMEIN IN ENGLISH   from hal, Jan 1, 2004
  • First battle   from Balazs, Nov 26, 2003
  • Italian army movies   from Francesco, Mar 3, 2004
  • great movie, great review   from David Gress, Nov 26, 2004
  • writing screenplays   from Tim, Dec 7, 2004
  • Re: writing screenplays   from salvatore vitale, Jan 28, 2007
  • Re: writing screenplays   from salvatore vitale, Jan 28, 2007
  • Re: writing screenplays   from gino, Feb 24, 2007
  • Re: writing screenplays   from Allen Joslyn, Aug 26, 2007
  • Great Movie   from Randall, Apr 18, 2006
  • El Alamein   from charles, Aug 4, 2008
  • Battle of El Alamein   from Anthony Gumbrell, Apr 5, 2011
  • not really a war movie   from Kenshiro, Jun 19, 2003
  • » Re: not really a war movie «   from Riccardo, Aug 24, 2003
  • Re: not really a war movie   from Marco, Oct 21, 2003
  • re: not really a war movie   from diego, Oct 27, 2003
  • EL ALAMEIN IN ENGLISH   from pvolini><br> E-mai, Nov 16, 2003
  • Re: EL ALAMEIN IN ENGLISH   from ostheer, Dec 17, 2003
  • Re: EL ALAMEIN IN ENGLISH   from hal, Jan 1, 2004
  • First battle   from Balazs, Nov 26, 2003
  • Italian army movies   from Francesco, Mar 3, 2004
  • great movie, great review   from David Gress, Nov 26, 2004
  • writing screenplays   from Tim, Dec 7, 2004
  • Re: writing screenplays   from salvatore vitale, Jan 28, 2007
  • Re: writing screenplays   from salvatore vitale, Jan 28, 2007
  • Re: writing screenplays   from gino, Feb 24, 2007
  • Re: writing screenplays   from Allen Joslyn, Aug 26, 2007
  • Great Movie   from Randall, Apr 18, 2006
  • El Alamein   from charles, Aug 4, 2008
  • Battle of El Alamein   from Anthony Gumbrell, Apr 5, 2011