This odd Italian-Yugoslavian obscurity by the otherwise estimable Nanni Loy (WHERE'S PICONE?, CAFE EXPRESS), which looks as though it was photographed through blue-tinted mud, must have been a busman's holiday for American stars Peter Falk, Jason Robards and Martin Landau. A very uneasy mixture of WWII black comedy and neorealist drama, the rambling story finds Italian POW Rosolino Paterno (Chaplinesque Italian comedy great Nino Manfredi, Loy's frequent star) pressed into helping a secret squad of eccentric Yank
soldiers blow up the cannons at a fortress guarding his Sicilian hometown. The squad, led by the half-mad, gung-ho Capt. Pawney (Falk), consists of a demoli...