The Greatest Battle

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The Greatest Battle Poster

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Also Known As

  • Il Grande attacco (Italy, Original title)
  • The Biggest Battle (Philippines)
  • Battle Force
  • Die Große Offensive (Germany)
  • The Battle of the Mareth Line
  • The Great Battle
  • The Greatest Battle
  • Ökenråttornas revansch (Sweden)
  • A Grande Batalha (Brazil)
  • Etulinja (Finland) (video title)
  • La Grande bataille (France)
  • Helvetti 1943 (Finland)
  • Los Jóvenes leones (Spain)
  • I Mahi tou Mareth (Greece)
  • The Battle of the Mareth Line

Main Details

  • Released in 1978
  • Color
  • Running Time: Sweden:107 min | Germany:101 min | USA:90 min
  • Production Co: Dania Film | National Cinematografica
  • Distribution Co: Dimension Pictures (1978) (USA) (theatrical) (dubbed) | Saguenay Films (1979) (Canada) (theatrical)

Cast and Crew

  • Directed by Umberto Lenzi
  • Written by Cesare Frugoni & Umberto Lenzi
  • Starring Helmut Berger, Samantha Eggar, Edwige Fenech, Giuliano Gemma, Ray Lovelock, John Huston, Stacy Keach, Ida Galli, Orson Welles, Henry Fonda
  • Produced by Mino Loy, Luciano Martino
  • Original Music by Franco Micalizzi (as Frank Michaels)
  • Cinematography by Federico Zanni
  • Film Editing by Eugenio Alabiso

External Links

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