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Il deserto dei tartari (1976)

Names: The Desert of the Tartars
IMDB Rating: 7.6 ( 1766 Votes ) ;
Director: ;
Company: Cinema Due, Country: IT, Language: IT
Runtime: 140 min , Rated: PG

Brief: As his first assignment, lieutenant Drogo is sent to an isolated fortress on the borders of a desert and of a range of high mountains. The mission of the garrison is to prevent a possible incursion by the fearsome Tartars, coming from beyond the desert. Some fellow officers are eagerly awaiting an attack; some no longer want to believe in it; others take advantage of the vague threat to further their career. All of them are sacrificing everything -- health, youth, friends, family -- for a distant military...