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Torneranno i prati ()

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On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the First World War the distinguished Italian director Ermanno Olmi presents this movie about the front in North-Eastern Italy in1917. A real story about long waits and the fear of being the next to go, which most probably will mean dying for no reason at all. (by AndreasThau)

Genres: Drama, War, History

AKA: Greenery Will Bloom

Country: Italy

Directed By: Ermanno Olmi

Written By: Ermanno Olmi

Starring: Andrea Benetti, Domenico Benetti, Jacopo Crovella

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Torneranno i prati belongs to 6 collections
1. World War 1 (public: moderated by td888 - 3 stars)
2. 1910s period film (public: moderated by djross - 1 star)
3. David of Donatello Award (public: moderated by Rubens)
4. Director at least 80 years old (public: moderated by djross)
5. Visti al cinema (private: Rubens)
6. 2014 (private: krulltott)
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TCI | Percentile | Date Ranked | # Stars (Reviews)
Date User Score
Mar 12 RavynLoony RavynLoony
59 55%
Jan 31 krypt krypt
8 15%
Nov 22, 2017 Silp Silp
65 12%
May 07, 2017 goodedward
30 3%
Apr 20, 2017 Andras
65 32%
Jan 11, 2017 andymalafaia andymalafaia
60 57%
Oct 10, 2016 Vansteph Vansteph
65 9%
Sep 24, 2016 tommy_leazaq
56 51%
Jul 31, 2016 felipelahm felipelahm
72 73%
Beautiful take on WWI through the eyes of a trench that seems to be last place on earth -- not really a place filled with fighters or soldiers, but desperate men waiting for the end. Some bombing scenes really makes sure we are watching a war drama, but the entire composition is way more complex -- it's a chronicle on life and death, on how the horrors of violence turn young men into old men, on how who goes to war dies twice, as that young liutenant says in a monologue near the end.
Jul 30, 2016 fabiovisnadi fabiovisnadi
82 33%
Jul 18, 2016 djaunb djaunb
82 72%
Jul 09, 2016 Martincuesta
69 25%
Apr 10, 2016 krulltott
40 14%
Mar 16, 2016 Niska Niska
23 28%
Feb 14, 2016 robot2xl robot2xl
74 83%
Feb 04, 2016 Izaydin
85 57%
Dec 28, 2015 Allan_Kardec Allan Kardec
91 45%
Dec 04, 2015 alexlma alexlma
9 88%
Dec 01, 2015 Phil_Clowns Phil Clowns
85 91%
May 30, 2015 lunardamage lunardamage
87 64%
Among cinematic depictions of the Great War, Torneranno is not a definitive film, but it is nevertheless a stark visual poem and timely homage to the 100 years since the start of that terrible conflict. At just over an hour long, it says just what it needs to say in gorgeous, color-drained shots of the Italian Alps, with the menace of the enemy (Austrians) never seen, but always felt. That Olmi's own father fought in the war (and Olmi now lives in this precise area) adds poignancy to the film.
Dec 10, 2014 Rubens Rubens
70 59%
Nov 10, 2014 AndreasThau AndreasThau
40 20%
Sadly just a movie that I didn't really connect to. Didn't know where it wanted to go. The imagery is very beautiful though, and yet again we get to see clearly how extreme WW1 was. Terrifying.
Average Percentile 44.82% from 22 Rankings rss