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  • Release Date: May 13, 1949
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 24 min.
  • Genres: Melodrama, Drama, Romance


Doris Durante stars as Carmela in this Italian melodrama. The film is set on an island penal colony near Sicily. Every three months, there is a changing of the guard at the island's military headquarters. Among the soldiers passing through this process is a callow lieutenant who seduces and betrays Carmela. Unhinged by this experience, the girl deludes herself into thinking that a newly-arrived officer (Pal Javor) is her former lover. Touched...more